We need your help to protect marine mammals! Your donation will help us:
Remove thousands of pounds of marine debris from the coastline and offshore islands each year
Educate thousands of students in New England schools each year
Inspire over 6,000 summer visitors to our Blue Ocean Discovery Center to help protect marine life
Learn about endangered whale species through photo-identification research, expansion of our catalog of local individuals, and studying distribution and behavior in an important feeding habitat (Jeffreys Ledge)
Free distribution of educational materials among educational groups, schools, the public and local whale watch naturalists, and information available on this web site.
Engage and educate the next generation of environmental stewards through hands-on school programs, internships and volunteer opportunities.
Adopt a Whale! Annual Adoption
You can also support our efforts by adopting a local whale and learning about conservation. Adopt-a-Creatures are available for $25 for a one-year adoption. Shipping is free. Your adoption kit includes:
5”x7” color photo of your whale
Personalized adoption certificate
CD-ROM with a screensaver, over 60 beautiful desktop images and species info
Full-color species fact sheet
Blue Ocean Society decal, and a one-year subscription to our newsletters
Sightings updates of your animal via e-mail and in our newsletter
Owl A female humpback born in 1986. This social female had a new calf in 2013!
Pinball Female humpback born in 1989. Pinball had a calf in 2012!
Satula A male humpback first sighted in1988. He was named for the Finnish word for "saddle"
Flask A male humpback first sighted in 1982,
Comet Comet is a female fin whale who surprised us with a calf in 2007! She was one of the first fin whales we began tracking and is a sporadic visitor to the Ledge.
Ladder Ladder is a male fin whale first sighted in 1984. He is easily recognized by his distinctive prop scars.
Fjord is one of our most frequently-seen fin whales! He is a male with a distinctive, huge notch in his fin.
Trigger is a female fin whale first sighted in 1987. She had a calf in 2007.
Donate Without Opening Your Wallet!
Opinions4Good provides an opportunity for you to support us without opening your wallet! Become a member of Op4G to earn cash for yourself AND provide the Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation the gift of recurring funding! We need you NOW and only ask for a few minutes of your time. Please become a member today at http://op4g.com/membership/join and enter the invitation code ProtectWhales