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  • From the Boathouse: Have a whale of a time

    Ahoy! Wondering if you should venture outside of the harbor entrance this weekend? I recommend that you go whale watching with your family and friends aboard your boat or book a trip with a commercial operator. The seas will be under four feet, but...
  • Drought blocking passages to sea for California coho salmon

    Drought blocking passages to sea for California coho salmon
    DAVENPORT, Calif. — By now, water would typically be ripping down Scott Creek, and months ago it should have burst through a berm of sand to provide fish passage between freshwater and the ocean. Instead, young coho salmon from this redwood and...
  • Government shutdown hits fishermen, farmers, physicists

    WASHINGTON — The crabbers are getting, well, crabby. With the offices of the National Marine Fisheries Service closed because of the federal government shutdown, fishermen have been unable to get permits for the Alaska king crab season, which...
  • Government is working again, sort of

    Government is working again, sort of
    WASHINGTON — Yosemite National Park's visitor centers were open. The barricades at the World War II memorial were down. And the Giant Panda Cam was back on. Thousands of federal workers returned to their jobs Thursday after Congress passed and...
  • Animal activists say new Orca regulations aren't doing enough to protect the whales

    Animal activists say new Orca regulations aren't doing enough to protect the whales
    It's a place unlike any other, where the Salish Sea meets the shore of the San Juan Islands.  Matching the beauty of the landscape is an endangered species that calls these waters home, the Southern Resident Killer Whales. After dozens of scientific...
  • UW dog tracks Orca scat and contributes to a number of new studies

    UW dog tracks Orca scat and contributes to a number of new studies
    Labradors are natural born hunting dogs, but what Tucker is retrieving is a little out of the ordinary.  The research team from the University of Washington is in the San Juan Islands tracking Orca poop. Samples they've collected so far show our Southern...
  • Natural Perspectives: Highs and lows at Bolsa Chica

    Vic and I attended the third Bolsa Chica Science Symposium this past Saturday, where nine scientists presented the results of their research and monitoring programs conducted at Bolsa Chica. Actually, Vic did more than attend. He was the moderator....
  • NOAA Issues New Rules Protecting Orcas

    NOAA Issues New Rules Protecting Orcas
    UPDATE: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced that it has issued new rules that will safeguard Puget Sound Orcas. The new rules state that vessels must maintain 200 yards of distance from the whales, doubling the current...
  • Dolphins die after Navy training exercise

    Dolphins die after Navy training exercise
    SAN DIEGO -- Three dolphins died during a Navy training exercise using underwater explosives near Coronado earlier this month, authorities said. Scientists have yet to officially determine what caused the deaths at the Silver Strand Training Complex near...
  • Two wayward killer whales die in freezing Alaska river, NOAA says

    Two wayward killer whales die in freezing Alaska river, NOAA says
    (CNN) -- A team of four NOAA veterinarians and a killer whale specialist from SeaWorld, San Diego will begin necropsies Tuesday on two wayward killer whales whose carcasses were found in Alaska's Nushagak River, according to NOAA. The two whales that...
  • Fewer Than 90 Orcas Left In The Puget Sound

    Fewer Than 90 Orcas Left In The Puget Sound
    Once, hundreds of killer whales swam the waters of Puget Sound, but now there are fewer than ninety.  Scientists say many of those are dying. In November, a Q13 FOX News investigation revealed the danger southern resident killer whales are facing from...