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A whale of a night to raise funds for the little whale project that could! Delicious food, tasty drinks, fun, a beautiful night for all!
- See Kat, the Amazing Creator of Whales of Guerrero, In Action!
- Marvel at the World’s Biggest Mammal!
- Witness Rare and Exciting Performances by Surprise Guests!
- Gasp in Amazement As You Write Jumbo Checks!
- Be the Missing Link to a Better World!
Drink beer, win prizes, save the planet!
Play loteria (Mexican bingo) and win fabulous prizes! See beautiful and inspiring videos about the work a community is doing to restore the ocean and keep whales safe. Thrills abound with the Delphinettes! Enjoy the refreshing brews of Lagunitas, and delicious local Mexican delicacies!
Whales of Guerrero creates sustainable solutions to a collapsing fish population in the small rural village of Barra De Potosi, Mexico through whale research, hands-on science, education and community development programs. This work is a model for small fishing villages in Mexico and coastal communities around the world; empowered local leaders are making these changes happen! We need your help to keep this positive work moving forward
When you win, the whales win!
American Cetacean Society LA Chapter Talk
September 24, 2019, 7:30-9 PM
Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
John M. Olguin Auditorium
3720 Stephen M White Dr, San Pedro, CA 90731
Audubon Monterey Chapter Talk
October 8, 2019
2019 Project Activities
- Community-led empowered leadership program
- Safe whale watch training and support program
- Sustainable ecotourism training and development
- Citizen science research expeditions
- Fishery and Conservation Leader (FCL) development work
- Community-guided vision and strategic planning process
- Scientific results presented at World Marine Mammal Conference (Barcelona)
- Participatory vision-making and planning process for Whales of Guerrero with community, Board and Advisors May 2019
- January-March 2019 – 100 hour whale survey
- February 2019 – Fishery and Conservation Leader Learning Exchange in Baja
- Responsible Ecotourism training and development programs
- 2000+ kids participated in marine biology programs in 12 schools
- 250+ kids participated in field-based science programs
- 30 kids conducted in-depth photographic nature study
- Safe Whale Watch Training Program December 2018
- May 2018 – Present 5-year study results at SOMEMMA (National Marine Mammal Science Conference) in Tabasco
- May 2018 – Planning trip for Fishermen’s learning Exchange in Baja
- January – March 2018 – 300 hour whale survey
- September 2017 – Scientific Advisory and Project Partner Meetings – Mexico City
- 22-28 October 2017–Society for Marine Mammalogy Biennial Conference – Halifax, Nova Scotia
Project work presented in Halifax:
Marine mammal monitoring in the Southwest Pacific state of Guerrero, México. Andrea J. García Chávez, Terra Hanks, John Calambokidis, Elana Dobson, Luis Medrano González and Katherina Audley
Site fidelity and association patterns in rough toothed dolphins in the Southwest Pacific state of Guerrero, Mexico. Victoria Pouey Santalou, Katherina Audley
Behavioral responses of marine mammals to drones. Eric A Ramos, Brigid Maloney, Nataly Castelblanco-Martínez, Iain Kerr,Andy Rogan,Katherina Audley, Marcelo Magnasco, Diana Reiss.
Migratory destinations of humpback whales that feed along the US West Coast: Implications for management under the newly recognized Distinct Population Segments. Gretchen H. Steiger, John Calambokidis, Paul Wade, Katherina Audley, C. Scott Baker.
- November 2017 – Presentations for Hotel and Tourism Professionals in Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo and Playa Blanca
- November 2017 – Zumba para las Ballenas Fundraiser. Ixtapa
- January 3–March 15, 2018: Season Five!
- 2018: January 26 – February 2 – Oceanic Society Volunteer Vacation Expedition
Hop onboard this Volunteer Vacation and come play marine biologist with us! Secure your spot here