Momma whales, Monica, and mountains – oh my!

When I started as an intern at Whale and Dolphin Conservation, the Whale SENSE program was just being launched. I’m proud to say that Whale SENSE is turning 10 years old this year! I was chatting with our Whale SENSE partners in the NOAA offices both in Massachusetts and Alaska and we were brainstorming the … Continue reading Momma whales, Monica, and mountains – oh my!

A Floating Office With Cetacean Co-Workers

Humpback whales off the Virginia coast. Credit: Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center “You must love your job!” is an exclamation many of us in the ecotourism career field hear quite frequently.  My response?  “WHALE YEAH!”  A floating office, cetaceans as co-workers, and the unexpected nature of each trip are things that many of us … Continue reading A Floating Office With Cetacean Co-Workers

Whale SENSE Beach Clean Up 2019!

On Saturday, many of the Whale SENSE companies in both Alaska and the Atlantic completed their annual stewardship project  in a coordinated beach clean up in an effort to care for the local marine life and give back to their local communities! Whale SENSE companies in Juneau, Alaska had 58 people from 7 companies on … Continue reading Whale SENSE Beach Clean Up 2019!

Bridging the gap: Whale SENSE Alaska goes to the far east coast (of the United States)

By Ali Schuler - Whale SENSE Alaska What could whale watching in the Atlantic have in common with Alaska? Suzie Teerlink and myself had never been whale watching off the east coast, but had heard the stories! Having started our careers working with marine mammals as whale watch naturalists in Alaska, we frequently had passengers … Continue reading Bridging the gap: Whale SENSE Alaska goes to the far east coast (of the United States)

2018 Whale SENSE Photo Contest

FACEBOOK PHOTO CONTEST RULES How to Enter Submit your photos via message to the Whale SENSE Facebook page or to whalesenseww@gmail.com by FRIDAY NOVEMBER 2nd. You can enter up to one photo per category.  With each photo include your name, the name of the whale watch company with which you were on board, date it … Continue reading 2018 Whale SENSE Photo Contest