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ALASKA WHALE FOUNDATION

A nonprofit organization dedicated to conserving Alaska’s marine mammals and their habitat through direct conservation actions, inspired research and engaging education programs.



STUDENT VOLUNTEERS ARE INTEGRAL TO ALASKA WHALE FOUNDATIONS RESEARCH AND CONSERVATION PROGRAMS.  CLICK HERE TO LEARN ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENT ENGAGEMENT.

STUDENT VOLUNTEERS ARE INTEGRAL TO ALASKA WHALE FOUNDATIONS RESEARCH AND CONSERVATION PROGRAMS.  CLICK HERE TO LEARN ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENT ENGAGEMENT.

NET ENTANGLEMENT IS A LEADING CAUSE OF MORTALITY AMONG ALASKAN HUMPBACK WHALES.  CLICK HERE TO SEE WHAT CAN BE DONE.

NET ENTANGLEMENT IS A LEADING CAUSE OF MORTALITY AMONG ALASKAN HUMPBACK WHALES.  CLICK HERE TO SEE WHAT CAN BE DONE.


UPDATES FROM THE FIELD

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Citizen scientists around Southeast Alaska recorded over 1,000 marine mammal sightings with Whale mAPP this summer. Thanks to all of the volunteers who worked hard to make this project a success. 

This summer was an unusually busy one for AWF in California as we responded to a number of large whales in distress...

AWF collaborator and OSU PhD student Michelle Fournet is once again listening to humpback whales in Southeast Alaska