Support the Langley Whale Center
The Langley Whale Center is a project of Orca Network, based on Whidbey Island, WA.
The Langley Whale Center gives Orca Network the opportunity to have a public presence on Whidbey Island, in the Salish Sea, to share our excitement about the whales and marine mammals who are our neighbors. The Whale Center in Langley gives visitors and residents alike a chance to learn more about the endangered Southern Resident orcas who visit our area each fall/winter, and about the North Puget Sound Gray Whales, a small, unique population of 10 – 12 Gray whales who find sustenance in the waters of Saratoga Passage and Possession Sound each March-May.
Along with exhibits about the Southern Resident orcas and local Gray whales, our knowledgeable docents are there to help you learn about the Biggs’Transient orcas and other “Orca Ecotypes,” Gray whales of the Pacific Ocean, and other cetaceans and marine mammals you might be seen in the Salish Sea. Specimens from Orca Network’s Central Puget Sound Marine Mammal Stranding network include skulls of gray whales, sea lions and Elephant seals, Gray whale baleen, bones, skulls and pelts from Harbor seals, barnacles, and whale lice, and a huge Blue Whale jaw bone (loaned by Mystic Sea Charters)!
The Whale Center provides educational brochures and materials, a Lending Library, DVDs to watch, and a small gift shop to purchase whale books, DVDs, CDs, field guides, jewelry and more.
Your donation to the Langley Whale Center supports educational programs, exhibits, and our gift shop.