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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. ...

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. dnoren Photo Credit: SeaWorld San Diego...

Tune in for the latest news about what's going on with four new baby orcas born into the Southern Resident community and how your help on April 25th will feed these new little mouths! We're joined by PenMet Park's Eric Guenther to tell us all about it! march 14 fb banner (2) Correction - Sharon Grace was mistakenly named as Sharon Nelson, another great advocate for killer whales. Our apologies. ...

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. ...

Doctoral candidate Jessica Lundin joins us on the Whale Scout Podcast this week to discuss her work studying endangered Southern Resident killer whales using scat (poop) samples.  With the recent disappearance of new calf L120 and the startling lack of surviving calves over the last......

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. ...