Naturalist to share photos of whales

Cetacean Society meets in Newport

The Oregon chapter of the American Cetacean Society is holding its monthly meeting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Newport Public Library, 35 NW Nye St. The event is free and open to the public. 

Guest speaker Era Horton will present a program called “A Lay Persons Guide to Cetacean Photo ID.

Horton is an American Cetacean Society-certified Oregon marine naturalist and has been photographing whales off the Oregon coast for several years. He has worked with Cascadia Research Collective to identify and record the whales he has photographed. People are invited to come and see his whale photos and learn about the research tool known as Photo ID.

For more information, contact Joy Primrose, American Cetacean Society Oregon chapter president, at [email protected] or 541-517-8754.

The American Cetacean Society protects whales, dolphins, porpoises and their habitats. The nonprofit organization was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in San Pedro, Calif. Information can be found online at and on Facebook at American Cetacean Society-Oregon Chapter.


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