July 24, 2018

Evening well spent along with J16s

M/V Sea Lion was all boarded and ready to go along with Captain Pete, naturalist Jordan and myself. The sunset trip was sounding like a good one already with a report of southern resident orca within our range. The only problem was, we didn’t know whether to head south or north to get around to the...Read more

May 7, 2018

Sunshine and Whales!

[M/V Sea Lion- 5/5- Naturalist Alexandria] Aboard M/V Sea Lion guests were treated to a gorgeous sunny Spring day. Captain Mike, Naturalists Piper and myself, Naturalist Alexandria, all boarded for an exciting trip on the water as the sun shined down on us for one of the first of our perfect spring...Read more
Orcas J52 Sonic & Mother J36 Alki

January 20, 2016

New Baby Orca - Congratulations J14 Matriline!

Yesterday we were greeted by the happy news that there is yet another new calf in the endangered Southern Resident community of orcas, and the sixth born into the familial grouping known as J Pod. NOAA scientists first observed a new calf travelling between J14 Samish and J37 Hy’Shqa on January 18...Read more