Give Big May 4th and 5th

We know you’re hearing a lot about ‘Give Big’. Here’s what makes us different.  Today begins the annual ‘Give Big‘ event in Washington. Your inbox is probably full of requests asking for your hard-earned dollars. We’re a little different from the rest. Here are five reasons why we believe our organization is worthy of your support today. 1. Our work …

Join Our Volunteer Naturalist Team

Join the Whale Scout naturalist volunteer team! As a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting Pacific Northwest whales through land-based conservation experiences, volunteers are at the heart of our organization and mission. Learn more about volunteering below and apply by May 10th using this application form. Whale Scout’s intention is to be an inclusive, diverse, and collaborative …

Action Alert! Orcas and Snake River Salmon

Orcas Need Salmon. Critically endangered Southern Resident orcas are doing their part.It’s time to do ours. We need your help.Please call and write Washington State’s U.S. SenatorsPatty Murray and Maria Cantwell today. We must act quickly. While Southern Resident orcas have welcomed three new calves in the past year, just 75 individual whales survive today. Without enough salmon to eat, however, they are …

Diverse Voices Summer Internship Opportunity- 2021

Whale Scout, a nonprofit organization based in King County, Washington is looking for student summer interns to assist with salmon habitat restoration, riparian research and monitoring, and outreach/educational activities with diverse audiences. Dedicated to protecting Pacific Northwest whales through land-based conservation experiences, Whale Scout takes a boots-on-the-ground approach to recovering endangered Southern Resident killer whales …

Orca Conservation Kits Delivered to Your Door!

While we stay safe at home, there are still so many ways to help recover endangered orcas. Whale Scout is offering free Orca Conservation Kits safely delivered right to your door celebrating Orca Action Month. Kits include native shrubs to plant in your yard and information and activities connecting these plants to salmon and orcas …

Internship Opportunities for Summer 2020

Whale Scout, a nonprofit organization based in King County, Washington is looking for summer interns to assist with salmon habitat restoration, riparian research and monitoring, and outreach/educational activities. Dedicated to protecting Pacific Northwest whales through land-based conservation experiences, Whale Scout takes a boots-on-the-ground approach to recovering endangered Southern Resident killer whales and the salmon they …

Action Alert! Tell agencies the whales and salmon do not need harmful dams in Washington State.

While we’re home staying safe there are not one but TWO opportunities to tell our leaders that dams and salmon do not mix. Endangered Southern Resident killer whales need these fish to live, reproduce, and thrive once again. The two comment periods focus on the Columbia/Snake River system dam operations and a proposal for a …

Gift mug! Give to our holiday fundraiser

To show our gratitude and appreciation for our supporters, volunteers, and partners, we’re offering free gift mugs with any donation of $50 or more! Be kind to the environment by using this beautiful ceramic mug over and over again. The Whale Scout logo is etched directly into the mug so it will never rub off …

Southern Residents Finally Return!

On July 5th J and K pods finally returned to the inland waters of Washington after an unprecedented absence. Thrilling whale watchers on boats and on shore, the killer whales spent most of the day shuffling back and forth on the west side of San Juan Island before making a trip north towards the mouth …