From: http://alaskafisheries.noaa.gov/newsreleases/2015/whalesense042315.htm Voluntary program to promote responsible whale watching in Juneau area For tourists visiting Juneau and Southeast Alaska, there is no sight more exhilarating than seeing humpback whales bubble feeding or breaching. Whale watching is a significant part of the local economy, and NOAA Fisheries wants to ensure that whale watching remains a viable and … Continue reading Whale SENSE Launched in Alaska!
Just in time for Earth Day, one of our New Jersey participants, Cape May Whale Watch & Research Center, was recently highlighted in an article by the http://www.mycentraljersey.com This great article highlights their dedication to ocean stewardhsip and marine conservation. Check it out!
Whale SENSE Awarded Tourism Funding Whale SENSE was recently awarded funding from the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation to help us promote responsible whale watching in the Greater Atlantic Region! Many thanks to the Foundation for their support! Visit their website for more information on other great Foundation programs:
Whale Watching Trip Turns into Successful International Whale Rescue! Original story can be viewed here. Hang-glide. Photo credit: Bar Harbor Whale Watch When nearly 200 people set sail on a whale watch from Bar Harbor, Maine, they never expected to be party to a whale rescue. Yet, that is exactly what happened on a sunny afternoon in … Continue reading Whale SENSE Participant to the Rescue!
Whale SENSE welcomes new company for the 2014 whale watching season! Feeding Humpback Whales. Photo: WDC Original press release, courtesy of NOAA Fisheries Greater Atlantic Regional Office, click here. Shearwater Excursions from Nantucket, Massachusetts has joined NOAA, Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC) and 11 other commercial whale watching companies as a new Whale SENSE member. Through this … Continue reading Responsible whale watch program continues to expand along U.S. east coast