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Dear CWR Supporter,


RIGHT NOW is the most critical time in the history of the Southern Resident orcas. These whales are facing extinction without immediate action. They must have access to larger quantities of natural wild Chinook salmon within their home range and must give birth to more babies if they are to stand any chance of living past 2035. It may be a familiar phrase, and it surely fits here: Extinction is Forever! Without the required actions now, the orcas we know and love will disappear—FOREVER!


The Center for Whale Research is doing integral work toward the orcas’ survival. Entering our 44th year of researching the Southern Resident orca community, we have generated social and behavioral data unparalleled in animal behavior science. Our research puts us in a critical position in advising politicians about the primary needs of the 74 whales in this orca population, at the same time that we monitor their present health.  


Are you able to make a donation to help us continue our vital work?

If your preference is to remit a donation by check, please mail it to Center for Whale Research, PO Box 1577, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Washington 98250. Whether you donate online or by mail, we will send you a tax receipt in the amount of your donation.


Thank you for your continued support and friendship.


With gratitude,

The Center for Whale Research Team


Donate using your credit card. Please consider a monthly gift.  This provides a consistent and reliable source of funding that allows us to plan ahead.

The Center for Whale Research is a 501C3 non profit organization registered in Washington State.

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