Monday, September 1, 2014

“Give Big” to Killer Whale Tales on May 6th!

May 1, 2014 by  
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On Tuesday, May 6th Killer Whale Tales is joining in with the Seattle Foundation for this year’s “Give Big” event and we want your support! And the best part: The Seattle Foundation/Give BIG sponsors will match a share of your contribution. So the more you give to KWTales, the greater our share of those matching dollars […]

KUOW/NPR Story featuring Killer Whale Tales- June 3rd, 2013

June 3, 2013 by  
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By Ashley Ahearn, KUOW Radio Seattle “Hey, good morning!” Jeff Hogan exclaims to a class of bright-eyed grade schoolers at the Eton Montessori School in Bellevue, Washington. “What are we going to talk about today?” Hogan asks the class. Seventeen voices respond, as one, from the floor in front of him: “Orcas!” Hogan is the […]

Whole Foods Westlake “5% for Killer Whale Tales Shopping Day”- April 10th!

April 4, 2013 by  
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Whole Foods Westlake, 2210 Westlake Ave in Seattle, will be donating 5% of their sales on Wednesday April 10th to Killer Whale Tales.  So, show up, shop, get the finest in organic groceries for you and your families and 5% goes to us! Members of KWT will be on hand all throughout the day, talking […]

Olalla Elementary School students hear a whale of a tale

November 14, 2012 by  
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By WES MORROW Port Orchard Independent Reporter NOVEMBER 8, 2012 · 3:20 PM Jeff Hogan has a way with words and whales. He instructed and entertained fifth- and sixth-grade students at Olalla Elementary School with stories and research on local orca whales on Nov. 1. Hogan is the founder and executive director at Killer Whale Tales. He spends […]

Olalla students recruited to protect orca whales by The Kitsap Sun

November 4, 2012 by  
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By Chris Henry/Kitsap Sun Posted November 3, 2012 at 5 p.m. OLALLA — There’s a lot to be learned from whale poop. Students at Olalla Elementary were fascinated, not grossed out, when Jeff Hogan told them Thursday that analyzing excrement from orca whales helps scientists learn what they’re eating, who’s related to who, who is pregnant and […]

National Marine Fisheries does a KWT write-up!

September 19, 2012 by  
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“Kids Making a Difference Now” program with Killer Whale Tales inspires stewardship actions at home and in the community Fall 2012 Close your eyes and imagine navigating the deep dark waters of Puget Sound as a young killer whale, guided by the calls of your family. Thousands of elementary students will hear this unusual request […]

KWT is again participating in the D-tag project!

September 14, 2012 by  
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  For the third summer in a row our Executive Director and Founder is working with NOAA Fisheries and Cascadia Research on their D-tag project. From the Cascadia web page: Cascadia Research is collaborating with researchers from the NOAA Fisheries Northwest Fisheries Science Center (NWFSC) on a study using digital acoustic recording tags (DTAGs) to […]

Registration for the 2014-2015 school year: Now Open!

September 14, 2012 by  
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Below is the e-mail we sent to our participating schools.  Check it out for a full overview of this years Killer Whale Tales offerings.   Not on our e-mail list?  Just add yours to the box on the right and we will keep you up-to-date! Hello, Welcome back to school, I hope your summer was […]

KWTales heads to the San Juans for another field season

September 4, 2012 by  
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Today, I spent most of the day heading north to the San Juan Islands.  Luckily I hopped aboard the NOAA research boat Phocena II, instead of slogging through on the WA State ferries.  The Phocena II is a 27′ inflatable zodiac and it gave me a comfortable ride for the two and a half hour […]

Student Art!

April 26, 2012 by  
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Check out a selection of all the fabulous art we receive from our participating students!  Click on the image to enlarge.   Max, 5th Grader- Tilden    Emily, 5th Grade- Tilden                                                     […]

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