The following resources describe the Whale SENSE program requirements that participating companies agree to adhere to during each whale watching season. In return, companies are allowed to use the current year Whale SENSE logo in their advertisements, and are recognized as members of the Whale SENSE program.
- AK Participant Checklist (PDF)
- AK Framework (last revised 2020) (PDF)
- Stewardship Project Template Example (PDF)
Participating companies are required to train their staff each year on the Whale SENSE program requirements, common species and their behaviors, responsible whale watching practices, and applicable laws and guidelines. After completing the training, naturalists and captains must complete their respective Training Evaluations to receive full credit.
Upon completion of the training, you will receive a certificate of completion to your email inbox.