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No Salmon, No Whales An independent filmmaker living in Birch Bay is doing his part to save the orcas by drawing attention to the decline of the southern resident killer whales in a documentary film called “Fragile Waters.” Filmmaker Rick Wood said that until he took his first whale watching tour in 2006, he had no idea that there were different…Read More

News :: The Northern Light Newspaper for Blaine and Birch Bay WA

An independent filmmaker living in Birch Bay is doing his part to save the orcas by drawing attention to the decline of the southern resident killer whales in a documentary film called “Fragile Waters.” Filmmaker Rick Wood said that until he took his first whale watching tour in 2006, he had no idea that there were different types of orcas (or…Read More
This summer, the whales have scarcely been seen in the San Juan Islands, and when they do come in, they stay only for a day or two, then leave again, likely heading back out to the ocean in search of Chinook salmon, which aren't being found in numbers large enough to sustain them in their accustomed feeding grounds in the Salish Sea. The Center…Read More