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This Mother's Day, Give the Gift of Conservation

Fund research and conservation of wild killer whales by giving your mother or grandmother the perfect Mother's Day gift. Adopt a killer whale for them today! See our special edition Mother's Day adoption package and our featured mothers [here].      

Photo: Jared Towers

New Publication on Fin Whale Distribution in North America

The Marine Mammal Research Program's Cailtin Birdsall is a co-author on a new scientific paper that uses data collected from the B.C. Cetacean Sightings Network to examine the occurence of fin whales between Vancouver Island and continental North America. [Read the Towers et al. 2018 paper here]

January Whale News

Our E-newsletter, Whale News, includes sightings of Northern Resident, Southern Resident and Bigg's (transient) killer whales in our Adoption Program and contains whale-related news. [Read our latest issue here]

2017 Blackfish Sounder

We are pleased to announce the 2017 annual newsletter of the Wild Killer Whale Adoption Program, the Blackfish Sounder, is now available to read online. [Learn more]

Support Whale Research
donation to the Marine Mammal Research Program and/or the Wild Killer Whale Adoption Program helps fund important conservation-based research on wild killer whales in Canada and around the world. [Learn more]



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Take a look at our News section to find our more about our research trips and to read media articles that feature our research and/or program staff