Tag Archives: Orca Conservancy

HELP ORCA CONSERVANCY EARN DONATIONS / FRED MEYER COMMUNITY REWARDS

  YOU CAN HELP ORCA CONSERVANCY EARN DONATIONS JUST BY SHOPPING WITH YOUR FRED MEYER REWARDS CARD! Fred Meyer is donating $2.5 million per year to non-profits in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington, based on where their customers tell them to give. Here’s how … Continue reading

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VICTORY FOR SRKWs – PUD Abandons Tidal Energy Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Shari Tarantino, President – Board of Directors, Orca Conservancy / (216) 630-5177 October 1, 2014 Snohomish PUD Announces:  Admiralty Inlet Tidal Power Project not to advance due in part by opposition from Washington tribes, Pacific Whale … Continue reading

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Famous orca back in B.C. waters with her calf

An orphaned killer whale who made headlines around the world when she was reunited with her pod off he coast of British Columbia has re-appeared — with her own thriving calf in tow. By: The Canadian Press, Published on Wed … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2014 – Music Project to Benefit Wild Orca Research and Advocacy

Although there won’t be an official announcement until Monday or Tuesday,” we’re doing a big benefit concert on Earth Day (4/22) at Experience Music Project’s “Sky Church” with Heart, Arielle, Country Joe McDonald, Sir Mix-a-Lot, Andrew Morse and others. The … Continue reading

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Live-Fire Exercise Around Endangered Orcas

Live-Fire Exercise Around Endangered Orcas Stacy Ross, CHEK News CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO CHEK NEWS Anchor: It is a spectacle traditionally seen in summer but this winter killer whales have been spotted in our waters in higher-than-usual numbers. But Stacy … Continue reading

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Weapons Training on Whidbey Draws Rebuke from Whale Watch Association

Weapons Training on Whidbey Draws Rebuke from Whale Watch Association by Scott Rasmussen, Journal of The San Juans Editor • January 22, 2014 The use of automatic weapons with killer whales nearby could lead to a tragic outcome. So, believing that … Continue reading

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Whale Watch Capt Upset by NAS Whidbey Live Ammunition Training

Whale Watch Capt Upset by NAS Whidbey Live Ammunition Training   San Juan Islander Editor Sharon Kivisto January 22, 2014   The U.S. Navy Whidbey Island conducted the fifth small arms training at its training range Tuesday, January 21. Live … Continue reading

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Whale-Watcher Concerned About Military Training

Whale-Watcher Concerned About Military Training   By Christopher Dunagan, Kitsap Sun January 22, 2014 at 8:02 p.m.   WHIDBEY ISLAND — The captain of a whale-watching boat sounded an alarm with the U.S. Coast Guard Tuesday after he heard gunfire and learned that … Continue reading

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Orca Spotted off California Coast…

From Jodi C. Smith, Naked Whale Research: ‘Our Orca Conservancy colleague and local NaWhaRe volunteer Shari Tarantino saw killer whales yesterday.  Very exciting to see large groups this time of year down here: 745AM MONDAY: Schooners Gulch. Heard loud blows… … Continue reading

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