Whales

  • Love is in the Water

    By Naturalist Alexx Robles Alexx Robles attended the University of California, Los Angeles, and majored in Environmental Studies with a minor in Geology. When not whale watching or teaching classes at…

  • Whale Watching: Always a Surprise

    By Birch Aquarium Naturalist Kate Jirik Birch Aquarium at Scripps and Flagship Cruises & Events are celebrating 15 years as whale watching tour partners. You would think we’d seen it all, but…

  • SEA Days: Whale Tales

    by Lisa Gilfillan, education specialist Every month, the third Saturday is a special day at Birch Aquarium: SEA Days! As the tagline suggests, SEA Days are always full of  “Science, Exploration…

  • ‘Tis the Season for Gray Whales

    By Audrey Evans, whale watching coordinator Earlier this December, Birch Aquarium’s team of naturalists and volunteers attended their pre-season meetings, training sessions, and lectures. As they brushed up on current whale…

  • Dolphin Sightings Delight Whale Watchers

    By Birch Aquarium naturalist Danielle Carter Birch Aquarium is just past the halfway point of our 14th season of whale watching in partnership with Flagship Cruises & Events. So far, it’s…

  • San Diego Whale Watching Off to a Great Start

    By Birch Aquarium naturalist Bekah Logan This is shaping up to be another fabulous San Diego whale watching season with Birch Aquarium and Flagship Cruises & Events. Calm seas and sunny…

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