Field Notes: Out Of the Fog

From Whale SENSE Atlantic participant Boston Harbor Cruises:  Laura L., Julia, and Chrissy May 1, 2017 trip We headed out into the thick fog surrounding Boston with hopes that sightings luck would continue to be on our side. While exiting the harbor the crew kept a sharp lookout for other boat traffic, but before too … Continue reading Field Notes: Out Of the Fog

Field Notes: Longing For Silence

Submitted by Theresa Soley, naturalist for Gastineau Guiding Late this afternoon on the west side of Admiralty Island, after rounding Point Retreat, a large group of boats was hugging the shoreline. A dozen boats were gliding south, following a group of humpback whales. Twelve boats in one small area is heavy boat traffic, which forces … Continue reading Field Notes: Longing For Silence

Field Notes: Cape May Whale Watch & Research Center Wants to Know If YOU have Whale SENSE!

Reposted with permission from Cape May Whale Watch and Research Center. Original blog post can be found here. Do You Have Whale SENSE? June 25, 2016 Written by Cape May Whale Watch & Research Center As the years progress, the use of the oceans for recreational purposes has increased dramatically, leading to a greater number … Continue reading Field Notes: Cape May Whale Watch & Research Center Wants to Know If YOU have Whale SENSE!

Field Notes: Calves Galore in Juneau!

Contributed by Scott Ranger from Gastineau Guiding, Whale SENSE Alaska participating company since 2015 Our Juneau whales this season include at least three cows and calves, all of whom arrived early, either in late April or early May. 1447, Juneauite's calf stuck close to mom for a month, then has gotten a bit frisky. First by … Continue reading Field Notes: Calves Galore in Juneau!