A dead baby humpback whale was found washed ashore near Westport Saturday, Cascadia Research Collective, along with staff from WDFW and Westport Aquarium, conducted an examination on Sunday
The Westport Aquarium is celebrating Dia de los Muertos – or Day of the Dead this Saturday evening, curator Kathryn Mersell tells it’s part of a grant to promote leaving
A 30 foot humpback whale washed ashore in Grayland over the weekend. Kathryn Myrsell with the Westport Aquarium tells us it appears to have been dead for at least a week, and had lacerations
Staff at the Westport Aquarium aided a harbor Porpoise calf that became stranded on the beach at the Schaefer Road access in Westport yesterday. Olympia scientists were contacted while Mark
The Westport Aquarium is prepping a new display. You may remember a 39 foot Gray whale that washed ashore last summer? It spent the worst winter ever
We are having a Dia De Los Muertos Party here at the Aquarium from 5:30 to 7:30 on Friday evening November 1st 2013. The focus is remembering fisherman of the past and fish we have caught that were so beautiful that they deserve a special memory. We will have recipes, and cooking demonstrations for how cook with fish meat on the bone (fish carcasses) and lots of good food and live music. There will be Art displayed and for sale by local artists. There will be a pumpkin carving contest. Admission to the aquarium is free for this event. Artists of all ages and home cooks as well as chefs are encouraged to submit recipes and art for this event. If they would like to participate in our exhibit call 360-268-7070.
The state Fish and Wildlife Department and Cascadia Research took tissue samples Tuesday to investigate what may have caused the whale to die. A few gray whales wash up on state beaches each year.