TYPE D KILLER WHALES

TYPE D KILLER WHALES, NEW SPECIES?

March 13, 2019

Up until recently, scientists have believed that there were 3 species of Killer Whales (Residents, Transients & Offshores) and 10 different sub species (this includes Type D Killer Whales).  Five subspecies in the Northern Hemisphere and 5 subspecies in the Southern Hemisphere. The Northern five consist of our very own …

PODS OF KILLER WHALES

CONCERN GROWS FOR ENDANGERED KILLER WHALES

February 27, 2019

Orca Expert Recommended Actions February 27, 2019 To the elected officials, task force members, and working group members of British Columbia and Washington: Concern for the critically endangered Southern Resident killer whales is growing. If bold and immediate actions are not taken in both the United States and Canada, we …

BE A TOURIST IN YOUR OWN HOMETOWN

February 25, 2019

Why not Be a Tourist in your own Hometown this weekend with SpringTide Whale Watching.  On Mar 1 – 3 2019 we are offering 50% off our Zodiac Marine Wildlife Tours.  All you need to do is buy a VIP Be a Tourist card and present it to us to …

HISTORY OF VALENTINE’S DAY

February 14, 2019

Most people are familiar with the modern commercial occasion to sell sentimental greeting cards and gifts for couples. For some it is an excuse to spoil your partner with gifts and a romantic date, while for others it is an unwelcome cause of anxiety. Earlier versions of St Valentine’s Day, …

NEW ORCA CALF BORN INTO ENDANGERED LPOD

January 18, 2019

L124 with L77 – Photo by Center for Whale Research On January 10 2019 a new Orca calf was spotted swimming with Lpod one of our endangered Southern Resident Killer Whale Pods.  It was an exciting find and aerial footage from a King 5 helicopter gave researchers their first sighting …

10 BEST FREE THINGS TO DO IN VICTORIA BC THIS CHRISTMAS

November 21, 2018

  Christmastime can be pricey and we all know that!  So we have written this 2018 blog on the best FREE things to do this holiday season right here in Victoria, BC.  Victoria is one of the best city’s to be in for Christmastime.  We have something fun for all …

HALLOWEEN EVENTS IN VICTORIA

October 27, 2018

Looking for fun and spooky activities to take part in this Halloween? Look no further! Here’s a list of some of the creepiest Halloween Events Victoria has to offer: Image credit: theimpactnews.com Wicked Victoria Great for the whole family! Wicked Victoria features live entertainment, a kid’s zone, games, a costume parade, …

BRITISH COLUMBIA'S SEAL POPULATION

Top 4 Things to do in Victoria

September 7, 2018

This charming city is home to some of British Columbia’s oldest heritage buildings, spectacular world-renowned gardens, cultured and captivating museums, art displays and galleries just to name a few! With bohemian market stalls, live music, daily tours, and numerous outdoor patios to enjoy delicious meals and refreshing cocktails, there is …

BRITISH COLUMBIA’S SEAL POPULATION

September 6, 2018

Advocates are pushing for a cull of British Columbia’s harbor seals. Such a decision could have consequences for a wide range of communities and industries. Authored by Brad Badelt  Photo by Matthias Breiter/Minden Earlier this year, Roy Jones Jr., a hereditary chief with the Haida First Nation, took a trip up …

FISH FARM OPPONENTS DETAINED AT SHIPYARD

September 5, 2018

FISH FARM OPPONENTS PROTEST ON ORCA CHIEF CTV Vancouver Island Published Wednesday, September 5, 2018 10:46AM PDT  Last Updated Wednesday, September 5, 2018 10:53AM PDT Several people have been detained at Victoria’s Point Hope Shipyard after illegally boarding a vessel to protest Fish Farms. Police received reports at around 7 …

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