State launches website tracking Southern Resident Killer Whale recovery

The website tracks how the state is doing in implementing 49 recommendations centered around bolstering the Southern Resident Killer Whale population.

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Editor’s note: The above video on a new calf in the Southern Resident Killer Whale K pod originally aired May 3, 2022.

Washington’s Salmon Recovery Office has launched a new website tracking recovery efforts for the Southern Resident Killer Whale population. 

Currently, there are 74 Southern Resident Killer Whales spread out across three pods, which is the lowest number in more than 30 years, according to the state.

The new website tracks the state’s progress in implementing 49

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