Free maritime-related presentations to inspire, teach and learn from!
These events are FREE, and no reservations are required. All events are held upstairs in the Maritime Meeting Rooms of the Northwest Maritime Center, 431 Water St., Port Townsend, WA 98368 (directions and map).
Time: 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Questions? Contact: 360-385-3628 x104, firstname.lastname@example.org
April 20, 2016 – Lucas Hart of the Northwest Straits Commission
The Northwest Straits Commission (Commission) serves as a regional coordinating body for seven county based Marine Resources Committees (MRC). Each MRC is made up of volunteers who’s focus is protecting marine habitats, wildlife and water quality through stewardship actions, restoration projects and education. MRC projects span a wide range of focus areas including, but not limited to kayak based bull kelp monitoring, forage fish survey’s, beach restoration and educating shoreline homeowners on alternatives to hard shoreline armoring. Partnerships are often forged with agencies and likeminded organizations to complete these and other projects.
May 18, 2016 – A Look Back at the Wooden Boat Festival’s 1st Year
Marty Loken has been tracking down many of the original boats, speakers, and participants from the very first Wooden Boat Festival back in 1977. As we prepare to celebrate the Festival’s 40th year, join him for a look at how the whole thing started.