Gray Whale

Learn how Whale Alert - West Coast helps to reduce the number of ship strikes to whales.

Endangered whales are being hit and killed by ship strikes each year along the West Coast of the United States. Prime collision areas are concentrated around busy shipping lanes in the San Francisco and Channel Islands regions. By contributing whale observations through the use of downloadable apps, Whale Alert 2.0 and Spotter Pro, nature lovers, fishers, and mariners can help to reduce ship strikes.You can read more about how citizen scientists equipped with smartphones are saving whales by reading the Science for a Blue Planet blog post here.

Meet scientists from Point Blue who help to collect and analyze the Whale Alert data from 10AM to 1PM near the Swamp.

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