whale watching http://www.kplu.org en 3 Tips On Spotting A Migrating Gray Whale Along The Oregon Coast This Week http://www.kplu.org/post/3-tips-spotting-migrating-gray-whale-along-oregon-coast-week <p>The week between Christmas and New Year's Eve is one of the best times of the year to watch grey whales migrating along the Oregon coast. It's the height of their annual southbound trek from Alaska to Baja, California.</p><p>Here are three tips to help better your chances of spotting a grey whale.</p><p> Fri, 27 Dec 2013 19:01:00 +0000 Chris Lehman 12082 at http://www.kplu.org 3 Tips On Spotting A Migrating Gray Whale Along The Oregon Coast This Week San Juan Island Park Offers World-Class Whale Watching http://www.kplu.org/post/san-juan-island-park-offers-world-class-whale-watching <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When you think of going whale watching, you probably envision taking a boat. But there’s a place on San Juan Island that’s considered one of the best places in the world to see killer whales from shore.</span></p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 12:01:00 +0000 Paula Wissel 9692 at http://www.kplu.org San Juan Island Park Offers World-Class Whale Watching New rules to distance boats from endangered orcas start today http://www.kplu.org/post/new-rules-distance-boats-endangered-orcas-start-today <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-968931.mp3</p><p>Going on a whale watching tour is a popular activity in the border waters between Washington State and British Columbia. New rules that take effect&nbsp; Monday require vessels to give a wider berth to the iconic resident killer whales. KPLU&#39;s Tom Banse reports from one of the home ports of the whale watching fleet, in Victoria. Mon, 16 May 2011 16:19:10 +0000 Tom Banse 1604 at http://www.kplu.org New rules to distance boats from endangered orcas start today Step away from the whale: Whale watch regulations get tougher http://www.kplu.org/post/step-away-whale-whale-watch-regulations-get-tougher <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-962877.mp3</p><p>Next time you go whale watching on Puget Sound, be sure to take your binoculars. Soon, you&rsquo;ll have to stay twice&nbsp;as far from the endangered killer whales as before.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 12 Apr 2011 13:00:00 +0000 Liam Moriarty 1177 at http://www.kplu.org Step away from the whale: Whale watch regulations get tougher