A73 Springer Media Archives

Orca Conservancy became a Petitioner and successful litigant in the historic U.S. District Court victory that won the Puget Sound’s Southern Resident orcas their first-ever federal protection under the Endangered Species Act. Orca Conservancy was a central player and prolific media advocate for the orphaned orca A73, or Springer, the first-ever successful rescue and repatriation of a wild killer whale.

About orcaconservancy

Orca Conservancy is an all-volunteer, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization working on behalf of orcinus orca, the killer whale, and protecting the wild places on which it depends. Successful Petitioner and Litigant in historic U.S. District Court case to list Southern Resident orcas as "Endangered" under the U.S. Endangered Species Act -- the first-ever federal protection for the population. Leader in the Springer Project, the first-ever successful translocation and reintroduction of a wild killer whale, a rescue that captured the attention of the world.
Link | This entry was posted in The Springer File. Bookmark the permalink.