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Orca: Shared Water Shared Home Book Talk with author Lynda Mapes @ Zoom
Jun 30 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Orca: Shared Water Shared Home Book Talk with author Lynda Mapes @ Zoom

Talk Description: Orcas thrive in a land to the north, why are the southern residents endangered? A talk with Lynda Mapes, Seattle Times environment reporter about her newest book,  Shared Waters Shared Home. Published with the Seattle Times and Braided River, the book is based on the internal award winning series Seattle Times Hostile Waters and uses photography by Steve Ringman and maps and explanatory graphics by artist Emily Eng to explore and explain the roots of this environmental crisis endangering the southern residents orcas that frequent Puget Sound, and the Chinook salmon they depend on. Lynda’s talk will close with a short discussion of the implications and lessons to be learned for the Chehalis Basin.

Signed copies of Shared Waters Shared Home are in stock at Elliott Bay Books for pick up in store, or by mail order. Also available online anywhere books are sold.
Time and Date: Wednesday, June 30, 2021. From 3:30 to 4:30, a 45-minute presentation followed by 15 minute Q&A.

Pre-Registration Required: Go to: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYldO6pqjwpG9Uc7dbbcG0nfymJ7EQh7xs3. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

For more information on Lynda’s talk, please contact Kathy Jacobson at kmjacoson59464@gmail.com.

Sponsored by the Chehalis Basin Lead Entity. For more information about how you can be involved in projects that support salmon recovery, visit the Chehalis Basin Lead Entity website: www.chehalisleadentity.org.

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