Summer events at Birch Bay State Park

Still not sure how to enjoy the warm weather? Take a look at what’s in store over the next few weeks at Birch Bay State Park:

Orcas in the Salish Sea: 7 p.m. on Friday, June 9 at the Wildlife Theater. Education director for the Whatcom Marine Mammal Stranding Network Victoria Souze will lead a presentation about marine mammals.

Birch Bay Beach Fest and Feast: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 10 at the BP Heron Center. The event takes place on free parking day and features food and fun activities.

Beach Walk and Low-Tide Critter Search: 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 10 beginning at the BP Heron Center. Birch Bay State Park environmental education coordinator Jana Turner will lead a guided beach walk and discuss the ecological treasures and diversity of the ocean.

Co-existing with Wildlife: 7 p.m. on Friday, June 16 at the Wildlife Theater. Alysha from the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center will lead the educational event.

Junior Ranger Program: 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 17, 24 and July 1 at the Wildlife Theater. Birch Bay State Park Rangers show children of all ages how to protect nature and parks while exploring the local forest and beach.

Sardis Raptors – Hunters of the Sky: 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 17 and July 1 at the Wildlife Theater. Participants have the chance to view birds up close while learning about their habits, roles in the wild and more.

Beach Walk and Low-Tide Critter Search: 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 24 at the BP Heron Center. Katharine Sells and other beach naturalists will lead a guided beach walk to demonstrate what lies below the rocks and shore.

To learn more about Birch Bay State Park, visit fobbsp.org.

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