Written by Jenna Schwerzmann On a partly-cloudy June morning, nearly three hundred passengers boarded the Hyannis Whale Watcher cruise. Prepped with backpacks, coolers, and extra layers for the chilly Cape Cod winds, the passengers seemed hopeful as they handed their tickets to none other than the naturalist, Jonathan Brink. Jon Brink has been with Hyannis … Continue reading A Day on Stellwagen Bank: Where Whale Watching Was Born.
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
Five new members join WhaleSENSE Whale SENSE welcomes new participants Whale watching is an important industry for many coastal communities from Maine through Virginia. Five new whale watching companies have joined a growing list of companies participating in Whale SENSE. This program, which was initiated by NOAA Fisheries’ Northeast Region, Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, … Continue reading Responsible whale watch program expands throughout the east coast
Responsible Whale Watching Program Reaches Milestone For original article, click here. Whale Watching Companies Share Why Whale SENSE Also Makes Good Business Sense Feeding humpback whale. Credit: SBNMS As the Whale SENSE Program enters its fifth year, an estimated 1 million people have been exposed to messages about responsible wildlife viewing. However, this isn’t the … Continue reading 5 Years and 1 Million Passengers– Whale SENSE Milestones