Veterinarian Dr. Nollens discusses J50’s condition and treatment planWhale Scout Podcast add
Dr. Hendrik Nollens is a Veterinarian and member of the operation to assess and treat J50, also known as Scarlet, an ailing Southern Resident killer whale. J50 has been deteriorating in health over the summer and teams have stepped in to help. This almost 4 year old whale is looking very thin and is possibly
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Scientist answers the question: How might J35 be doing physiologically?Whale Scout Podcast add
Sixteen days after the birth and death of her calf, J35 continues to carry the body of the deceased orca as she travels with the rest of her pod. The unprecedented length of time this behavior has continued has begged the question, how might J35 be doing physiologically? At the same time, an operation to try and save J50, another J pod whale who appears in very poor body condition is underway. Learn more with Dawn Noren, Physiological Ecologist at NOAA.
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Jeanette Dorner Returns to Discuss the Latest on Salmon in Washington State 2/25/18Whale Scout Podcast add
Jeanette Dorner, Director of Mid-Sound Fisheries Enhancement Group, gives us an update on what's going on in Olympia regarding Atlantic salmon farming and rumors of ramping up hatchery production to provide more prey for killer whales. Whitney shares a story about a local park she is hoping the City of Bothell will name after redfish, also known as kokanee and Jeanette describes restoration projects in Lake Sammamish. Plus, more on upcoming events.
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David Bain In Studio Celebrating 40 Years of Killer Whale Research!Whale Scout Podcast add
David Bain celebrates 40 years of killer whale research sharing his stories, challenges, and hopes for endangered Southern Resident killer whales.
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Jeanette Dorner Talks Salmon and Killer Whales 12/7/17Whale Scout Podcast add
Let's learn about salmon together. In order to protect killer whales in Puget Sound we must understand what's threatening our salmon and take action. Jeanette Dorner from Mid Sound Fisheries Enhancement Group will be joining us on this and future podcasts to help everyone learn more about salmon.
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Lina Rose Talks Maury Island Marine Park Tree Planting 10/14/17!Whale Scout Podcast add
Lina Rose from King County Parks talks to us about the next Helpin' Out event at the Maury Island Marine Park. Learn more about the event and why it's important for whales. Plus, Whitney gives us a news update!
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Susan Berta Talks Orca Month!Whale Scout Podcast add
All About Transient Killer Whales with Sara Hysong-ShimazuWhale Scout Podcast add
Expert naturalist and local artist Sara Hysong-Shimazu discusses what's been going on with so many Transient type killer whales in Puget Sound this spring plus stories of some of her favorite local whales. She also breaks down how these orcas are named - a system much different than Resident type killer whales.
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Jim Waddell Gives a Snake River Dam UpdateWhale Scout Podcast add
Jim Waddell returns to give us an update on his campaign to remove the lower Snake River dams. Take a listen to what Jim has to say about our new President. You might be surprised to learn what's slowing down the removal of these dams and how you can help.
Lesanna Lahner Sealife Rehabilitation Facility Needed in Puget SoundWhale Scout Podcast add
Learn more about the need for a wildlife hospital for marine mammals and turtles in Puget Sound. Lesanna Lahner, Executive Director and Veterinarian, explains why SR3's mission is so important and how their group will work with other organizations currently working with stranded animals. Plus, how YOU can help!
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Dawn Noren Study on Contaminants Tranferred in Whale MilkWhale Scout Podcast add
NOAA scientist Dawn Noren talks about studying contaminants transferred from killer whales to their calves. This work on captive animals can help understand the physiology of Southern Resident killer whales and some of the challenges they face as an endangered distinct population segment.
Photo Credit: SeaWorld San Diego
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Tribute to GrannyWhale Scout Podcast add
Mark Leiren-Young – The Killer Whale Who Changed the WorldWhale Scout Podcast add
Interview with Mark Leiren-Young, the author of the new book, The Killer Whale Who Changed the World, about the first captive killer whale, Moby Doll. We chat about her story and the amazing legacy left behind to her extended family of Southern Resident killer whales.
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Ari Friedlaender – Antarctic Whales Research Featured in National Geographic TV ShowWhale Scout Podcast add
Ari Friedlaender talks with us about his research on whales in Antarctica. His work is featured on National Geographic's show Continent 7: Antarctica which has it's season finale on Tuesday, December 20th. Learn how whales are recovering from whaling and responding to climate change in Antarctica, plus how you can tag along on his next trip!
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Monika Wieland – Taking Action and New ResearchWhale Scout Podcast add
We're back and joined by Monika Wieland talking about the upcoming CALF workshop in Friday Harbor and her latest projects researching killer whales with her new group Orca Behavior Institute. Learn about the latest steps being taken to protect killer whales and how your voice is needed to make a difference.
What We Can Learn From Orcas – David NeiwertWhale Scout Podcast add
Jim Waddell – All You Need to Know About Snake River DamsWhale Scout Podcast add
How much money could be saved by freeing the water and allowing the salmon to transit the river unobstructed...
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David Bain and Emily Sprong Talkin’ Forests and Killer WhalesWhale Scout Podcast add
We're talking about our upcoming Helpin' Out event on June 27th and ways you can help Bothell's last great forest! David Bain answers why baby killer whales around four or five months of age have splotchy skin - something we're seeing on J51 and L121 these days...
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Lynne Barre Species In the Spotlight – Southern Resident OrcasWhale Scout Podcast add
NOAA Protected Resources Division's Lynne Barre joins us to talk about the new Species in the Spotlight campaign featuring eight endangered species, including Southern Resident killer whales...
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