Back to All Events

Protection Island Sunset Cruise

 Photo by Janine Schutt

Photo by Janine Schutt

From the City Dock in Port Townsend led by noted naturalist George Gerdts. (NOTE: June 23 is correct date; BI Parks catalog contains error.) Protection Island is a 400 acre National Wildlife Refuge at the entrance to Discovery Bay. Expected birds include Glaucous-winged Gulls, Rhinoceros Auklets, Pigeon Guillemots, Double-crested and Pelagic Cormorants and sometimes, Brandt’s Cormorants. A main attraction is the nesting
colony of TUFTED PUFFINS. To sign up: Call Bainbridge Island Parks and Recreation at 206-842-2306 ext. 118 and ask for “Protection Island Sunset Cruise” #131851-01. Cost is $85.00/participant plus additional $5.00 charge for non-Bainbridge Island residents. KAS members will have 20% ($17.00) of the fare DONATED to Kitsap Audubon Society by informing BI Parks that they are KAS members when they sign up. The “Glacier Spirit” is
a comfortable, diesel-powered yacht with excellent viewing from inside the craft and ample viewing space outside on the front deck. The Glacier Spirit leaves from Port Townsend at 5:30 p.m. sharp and returns between 8:30 and 9:00 p.m. Boarding will start at 5:15
p.m.

 
Earlier Event: June 9
Billy Frank - Nisqually NWR