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February Sanctuary Ocean Count figures announced

MEDIA RELEASE More than 650 volunteers gathered data from the shores of Oahu, Kauai, and Hawaii Island during the Fab. 23 Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary Ocean Count. The count is a yearly shore-based census that provides snapshot data on humpback whales. Participants tally humpback whale sightings and document the animals’ surface behavior […]

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Sanctuary Ocean Count receives national recognition

Sanctuary Ocean Count receives national recognition

MEDIA RELEASE The Sanctuary Ocean Count, the signature outreach project for NOAA’s Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary, was named the Take Pride in America Outstanding Federal Volunteer Program during a ceremony in Washington, D.C. Take Pride in America, is a nationwide partnership program authorized by Congress to promote the appreciation and stewardship of […]

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Humpback whales in Hawaii. Photo by Benjamin L. Richards/NOAA

Register now to count whales at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park encourages volunteers to help count humpback whales during the annual Sanctuary Ocean Count coming up on the last Saturday of January, February and March.

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2011 Sanctuary Ocean Count (Jan. 29)

2011 Sanctuary Ocean Count (Jan. 29)

MEDIA RELEASE * Saturday, Jan. 29, Feb. 26, & March 26 – 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Volunteers count the number of humpback whales that can be seen around the islands over a four-hour period and record their behavior. This year, the Sanctuary Ocean Count will be conducted at more than 60 shore sites around […]

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