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First Annual North Coast Whale Festival

Coming April 14, 2018 to Prince Rupert, B.C.


Prince Rupert is a place of astounding natural beauty. It is the gateway to British Columbia’s vast wilderness and the home of humpback whales, harbour porpoises, killer whales, and more.

For many years, a group of Northern resident killer whales known as the A42s have thrilled residents and visitors alike by swimming through Prince Rupert Harbour every April.

On April 14th, join experts from Ocean Wise’s Coastal Ocean Research Institutes and the University of British Columbia to learn more about these amazing animals. In addition, there will be tons of activities for all ages, including information booths, activities, games, displays, and prizes!

Heres a sneak peek of what else you can expect:

-Symbollically adopt a killer whale through the Wild Killer Whale Adoption Program -Whale bones and displays -Listen to whale acoustics -Learn how whales, dolphins, porpoises, and pinnipeds are rescued -Initiatives in the North to protect marine mammals -Species identification techniques -Participate in cetacean research-the BC Cetacean Sightings Network -Take the Plastic Wise pledge -Games, giveaways, scavenger hunts, prizes, and more more.



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ABOUT US 

The North Coast Ecology Centre Society aims to create a permanent education centre in Prince Rupert that highlights the region’s ecological richness.

Website photos by Megan Baker, Brandon Broderick, Caitlin Birdsall.
 

North Coast Ecology Centre Society. 2103 Seal Cove Circle, Prince Rupert, BC. www,northcoastecologycentresociety.com