Help protect Southern Resident killer whales this Orca Recovery Day, Oct. 16

Spreading awareness: Be Whale Wise regulations

Quieting the waters: Adopting rules for commercial whale watchers

Supporting a healthy Southern Resident diet

Setting supportive fishing seasons

Improving habitat: The best chance for long-term survival

A sample rendering of the completed Duckabush Estuary restoration project.

Helping landowners to restore shorelines

Seahorse Siesta barge as seen from the beach.

Improving access for migrating fish

An example of a Fish Barrier Removal Board grant-funded project to expand access for migrating fish.

Monitoring whales’ health and safety

Studying the impact of seals and sea lions of important fish stocks

Understanding contaminants in the water

WDFW Research Scientist James West and WDFW Fish Biologist Andrea Carey sort through a catch of large zooplankton to select krill for contaminant analyses. Contaminants measured in krill and phytoplankton help us to determine where contaminants are entering Puget Sound.

Seven ways to help:

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