Be whale wise when boating and give whales space.
Vessel noise and traffic impact the survival of southern resident killer whales. These whales — also called orcas — are listed as endangered under the federal Endangered Species Act.
As a boater or paddler, you can do your part to protect whales and keep yourself safe by following Be Whale Wise regulations, which include:
Approaching or trying to feed southern resident killer whales is punishable by law and carries a minimum fine of $1,025, not including statutory assessments.