Gray Whale Skeleton Bone Workshop

Location: PTMSC Gallery at Flagship Landing
Date: October 27–29, 2022

Description

Gray Whale Skeleton Bone Workshop
Thursday - Saturday
1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
PTMSC Gallery at Flagship Landing
1001 Water St., downtown Port Townsend

For a limited time, the entire skeleton of CRC-1524, a gray whale that died in 2016, is on view at Flagship Landing in the PTMSC gallery. Volunteers and staff have been preparing this skeleton for articulation, as well as the skeleton of a northern elephant seal which is almost ready for classroom programs in area schools.

Both animals came to PTMSC as a result of stranding events to which PTMSC responded as part of the NOAA's Marine Mammal Stranding Network, and thanks to NOAA Fisheries, PTMSC is allowed to use the skeletons for educational purposes under NOAA Permit #18786.

Volunteers will be on hand to share information about these remarkable marine mammals and their lives in the Salish Sea on Thursdays - Saturdays from 1-3:30pm.

More information about the gray whale, CRC-1524, can be found on our website at: ptmsc.org/graywhale

This exhibit is at the gallery through November 5, 2022, on Thursdays - Saturdays from 1:00 - 3:30 p.m.