Let’s Talk Docks

Have you ever been on a boat or standing by the shoreline looking into the horizon and hoping that a whale could just come up out of the vast ocean? Written by volunteer blog writer Jeanie Luu If you h...

The 411 on the Humpback Whale in English Bay

There’s been a lot of excitement in Vancouver over the sightings of a young humpback whale who’s been making regular appearances in English Bay. While we on the West Coast are used to encounters with wildlife —...

DNA Never Lies

When a dead killer whale washes up on a beach in British Columbia, the first thing we try to determine — along with why it died in the first place — is who it is. Almost all killer whales that spend time in B.C...

The Sound of Culture — Killer Whale Style

“Sccchhhhrrrrssssshhhhh” The sound of rolling gravel came through the hydrophone speakers along with the rhythmic pounding of surf. Then, a staccato interruption: a high-pitched call from a killer whale. This...