This blog was written for the Whale SENSE website by Whale SENSE naturalists Laura Howes (with Boston Harbor City Cruises) and Julie Taylor (with Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company) Over the course of summer and fall of 2021 and 2022, whale watch naturalists from a handful of companies operating between Long Island and Maine collaborated … Continue reading Connecting the Public To Whales Through Oceanography Citizen Science!
All photos courtesy of Robyn Ehrlich Whale SENSE was recently featured in a Washington Post article focusing on how to find operators that responsibly view and interact with wildlife while traveling! We reached out to Robyn Ehrlich, the education manager for the Pacific Whale Foundation in Maui, who was featured in the article. She said … Continue reading Whale SENSE program featured in Washington Post
We have another wonderful 2022 Photo Contest photographer feature to share with you all! Taryn Paul took this year's winning "Non Marine Mammal" photo of a hungry double crested cormorant while she was on a trip with Rudee Flipper Dolphin and Whale Watching, and we absolutely love it! Taryn has shared some great stories about … Continue reading How to Take a Whale-y Great Photo: Part 3!
We're BACK with another photography tip highlight from one of our 2022 Whale SENSE photography contest winners! Stephanie Johnson was on a trip with Rudee Tours when she took this year's "Breaching Category" winning photo of two dolphins in a beautiful synchronized breach! Stephanie also claimed first place in the "Breaching Category" for our 2021 … Continue reading How to Take a Whale-y Great Photo: Part 2!
Beth Miller, one of our 2022 Whale SENSE photography contest winners, was on a whale watching trip with American Princess Cruises when she took the gorgeous photo of a humpback tail shown above! We asked Beth to provide some insight into how she got started with photography, and what skills and tools helped her capture … Continue reading How to Take a Whale-y Great Photo: Part 1!