Photo above of J27 (Blackberry) by Sharon Grace, taken from shore 8/26/15.
Recent News Blogs
Gov. Jay Inslee’s orca-recovery agenda advancing, but billion-dollar funding yet to be seenGov. Jay Inslee’s orca agenda is advancing in the Washington state Legislature, but with the budget yet to be decided how much of the governor’s billion-dollar-bold ambition will be accomplished is yet to be seen.
Fisheries Department announces conservation measures to protect chinook in B.C.
VANCOUVER — The federal government has announced commercial and recreational fishing restrictions in British Columbia as a way to conserve chinook salmon returning to the Fraser River this season.
Feds agree to expand habitat protections for Northwest orcas
SEATTLE (AP) — The federal government says that by October it will propose expanded habitat protections off Washington, Oregon and California for Pacific Northwest orcas.
Lummi Nation calls for 'state of emergency' to aid dwindling orca population
Elders and leaders of the Lummi Nation released a single Chinook salmon into the Salish Sea off western Washington State Wednesday as part of a spiritual ceremony for J17, an orca who showed signs of malnutrition early this year.
The Last Generation: Southern resident orcas in danger of extinction
SEATTLE -- The southern resident orcas are magnificent, iconic mammals in the Pacific Northwest. They've called these waters home for tens of thousands of years. And then we showed up.
Lawsuit Forces Federal Protection for Endangered Orcas' West Coast Habitat
SEATTLE— The Center for Biological Diversity has won a victory in the legal battle to force the Trump administration to protect the West Coast habitat of the last remaining Southern Resident killer whales.
7 Ways the LNG Pipeline Threatens Our Public Lands
Information from Oregon Wild on the Jordan Cove LNG pipeline, which threatens salmon and watersheds in Southern Oregon
Willful failure: The Trump administration hits a new low on environmental enforcement
The Waterkeeper Alliance weighs on on the Trump Administration's efforts to weaken the Clean Water Act
Save the Swimmers! Top 5 Reasons to Support the Pollution Prevention for Our Future Act
What do sperm, kids, salmon, and orcas have in common besides that they all swim? All can be harmed by toxic chemicals put in consumer products!