Special Events


Pacific Northwest Marine Activities Association


Wednesday Evening Summer Programs

(including weekly whale, kayak, fish, & diving reports from the field)

At Island Adventures, 7-8:30 pm

(1801 Commercial Avenue – Anacortes, WA 98221 – 800-465-4604)

Cost: FREE! Open to Public! Food & Drink Specials!

Featured Speakers in June:

June 1st -     Howard Garrett, Orca Network

         “The culture of Southern Resident Orca Whales”


June 8th - Nigel Foster, World-Renowned Kayak Guru

         “Kayaking around Labrador”


June 15th -  Shane Aggergaard, Island Adventures

         “Whales in our own backyard – year-round!”


June 22nd -  Jim Aggergaard, Catchmore Charters

         “Big kings on light tackle in the San Juans”   


June 29 th -      Wayne Palsson, WDFW / Darcy Larson, Save Our Salmon

         “Rockfish Status in Puget Sound” / “Dam Removal to Restore Wild Salmon”



Featured Speakers in July


July 6th - Bart Rulon, Artist Book Signing

     “Wildlife photography tips & slide show”


July 13th - Andrew Rice, Academic Adventures

         “Paddling the intertidal zone”


July 20th - Dave Patterson, Deep Sea Diving Charters

         “Diving the San Juans Year-round”


July 27th - Rich Osborne, The Whale Museum

“History of the Southern Resident Orcas and the evolution of whale watching”


Featured Speakers in August


August 3rd -Jim Trask, Pac. NW Aquatics Association

         “Ships 2 Reefs” Program

August 10th -Rey Rublacava, Island Express Charters

        Skip Heeter, Paraclete Charters

“Water transportation options in the San Juan Islands”

August 17th -   Jim Aggergaard, Catchmore Charters

“The Humpies are coming! Coho & fall Kings – learn to catch more fish in the San Juans”

 August 24th -   Britta Eschete, People for Puget Sound

        “Protecting Skagit shorelines”


August 31 st -   Tom McMillen, Salish Sea Charters

         “Whale Watching in Seattle from Nov-March”