Killer Whale Protection Workshop

This workshop was held in Roche Harbor, Washington, March 28, 2013.  The primary objectives of the workshop were to

Workshop Agenda54kb

All presentations below are in Adobe PDF format.

Review Regulations, Guidelines, & Associated Analyses

Lynne Barre, NOAA Fisheries, NOAA Fisheries Presentation 1.36MB

Review Monitoring and Boater Education Efforts

Eric Eisenhardt, The Whale Museum, Soundwatch Boater Education and Monitoring Presentation 5.5MB

Supporting Document -Soundwatch 2012 Report 7.9MB

Link to past reports Link to a non-government website

Megan Baker and Leah Thorpe, Straitwatch, Straitwatch Study Presentation 2.2MB

Supporting Document -Straitwatch poster 2007-2011 5.5MB

Juliana Houghton, University of Washington Masters Student working with NOAA Fisheries, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Vessel Descriptive Statistics as Related to Compliance 1.8MB

Review and Discuss Enforcement Activities (Panel Format, see Workshop Notes)

  1. NOAA Enforcement (H. Brubaker/J. Dyer)
  2. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (R. Mullins)
  3. U.S. Coast Guard (B. Corrigan)
  4. San Juan County Sheriff’s Office (Deputy H. Crowe)


Review Available Economic and Industry Information

Maura Flight, Industrial Economics, Incorporated,Industrial Economics, Incorporated Presentation 1.2MB

Supporting Document – Final Regulatory Impact Review 1.2MB

Brian Goodremont, Pacific Whale Watch Association (see Workshop Notes)

Workshop Notes 158kb