Wild Ocean Whale Society (WOWs) monitors and regularly publishes sightings and maps on migration habits, welfare, and behavioural data of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoise in our inside waters. We educate the public by raising awareness about cetacean conservation and human impacts on wildlife and coastal environments through our freely available online publications, websites, outreach programs and presentations. WOWs data and information is used for education and research purposes by a variety of schools, universities and governmental agencies.
Through the promotion of good stewardship of our coastal communities and oceans, we educate the public on marine mammals, create respect for our environment, and promote sustainable practices for boating, fishing, and recreational use while protecting our marine mammal species. We are regularly called upon for wildlife rescue and response.
We started our work in 2010 as Whales and Dolphins BC, incorporating our non-profit Wild Ocean Whale Society in 2013. Our dedicated volunteers have been instrumental to our successes providing invaluable time and resources.