Report Whale Harassment, Distance Violations or Strandings:

Orca Protection & Rescue 360-298-0012   https://www.orcaprotection.org/

San Juan Sheriff's Dispatch 360-378-4151
Stranding Network 800-562-8832
NOAA Disentanglement 877-767-9425
USCG Emergency 206-217-6473

Listen to live whale sounds: 

OrcaSound: https://www.orcasound.net/

Watch whales from shore:

https://thewhaletrail.org/

Vessel Noise and other Studies:

https://www.portvancouver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/2017-07-ECHO-Program-Estimating-the-effects-of-noise-from-commercial-vessels-and-whale-watch-boats-on-SRKW.pdf

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-14471-0

https://www.int-res.com/articles/esr2008/6/n006p211.pdf

https://swfsc.noaa.gov/uploadedFiles/Events/Meetings/MMT_2015/Presentations/3.3%20PPT%20Noren_Effects%20of%20Vessels%20on%20SRKW%20Behavior.pdf

https://www.westcoast.fisheries.noaa.gov/publications/protected_species/marine_mammals/killer_whales/recovery/cetus-res_cons-society-poster.pdf

http://www.orcarelief.org/research/papers/

https://www.king5.com/article/tech/science/environment/animation-shows-boats-make-acoustic-hell-for-orcas/427013849

http://conservationbiology.uw.edu/research-programs/killer-whales/

https://crosscut.com/2018/01/orcas-slower-ships-noise-pollution-washington-state-puget-sound-killer-whales

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0025326X1530028X 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19173379

https://www.int-res.com/articles/esr2017/34/n034p015.pdf

https://www.orcarelief.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/asheetal2010_killerwhaleMPA.pdf

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15000201

https://killerwhale.vanaqua.org/document.doc?id=109

https://www.nwfsc.noaa.gov/assets/25/666_03042008_154832_OrcaSoundExposureTM89Final.pdf

https://www.westcoast.fisheries.noaa.gov/publications/protected_species/marine_mammals/killer_whales/esa_status/srkw-recov-plan.pdf

https://www.westcoast.fisheries.noaa.gov/protected_species/salmon_steelhead/salmon_and_steelhead_listings/chinook/chinook_salmon.html

https://www.nap.edu/read/11147/chapter/3

https://www.nwfsc.noaa.gov/assets/25/666_03042008_154832_OrcaSoundExposureTM89Final.pdf

https://www.academia.edu/8492883/Vessel_traffic_disrupts_the_foraging_behavior_of_southern_resident_killer_whales_Orcinus_orca

https://www.coastalmarineresearchgroup.com/PDFs/Williams%20et%20al%202009%20effects%20of%20vessel%20.pdf

https://www.nwfsc.noaa.gov/research/divisions/cb/ecosystem/marinemammal/kwworkshops/boatpubs/whalewatching_williamsetal.pdf

http://www.zoology.ubc.ca/~consort/MMRU/williams/williams%20ashe%202007%20jzl.pdf

https://www.nature.com/articles/428910a

https://asa.scitation.org/doi/10.1121/1.3040028

https://swfsc.noaa.gov/uploadedFiles/Events/Meetings/MMT_2015/Documents/3.3%20Ppr%20Noren%20et%20al%202009%20Close%20approaches%20by%20vessels%20elicit%20surface%20active%20behaviors%20by%20southern%20resident%20killer%20whales.pdf

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0006320706002874

http://www.marinemammalcenter.org/assets/pdfs/vetsci-stranding/scientific-contributions/2017/review-of-recent-research-on.pdf

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/322967417_Using_aerial_photogrammetry_to_detect_changes_in_body_condition_of_endangered_southern_resident_killer_whales

https://academic.oup.com/icesjms/article/59/1/71/650034

https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0140119

http://www.cascadiaresearch.org/publications/noise-levels-received-endangered-killer-whales-orcinus-orca-and-after-implementation

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0249/1083/files/2017_Soundwatch_NOAA_Contract_CQ-0057_Report.pdf

https://www.sanjuanco.com/1391/San-Juan-Islands-Visitor-Study

https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/environment/battle-over-orca-whale-watch-restrictions-heats-up-in-san-juan-county/

https://www.seattletimes.com/opinion/what-orca-extinction-sounds-like/