Marine Wildlife Cruise, Plymouth MA

NECWA humpback

Photo of the humpback whale named Seal in a behavior called lobtailing. Photo courtesy Carol "Krill" Carson, 2009.

Seabird and Whale Tale Excursion, Sunday, September 12, 2010 10 am to 6 pm

Join us for an all day, marine wildlife cruise to support marine education and wildlife conservation. The New England Coastal Wildlife Alliance (NECWA) with assistance from Captain John Whale Watching and Fishing Tours, Mass Audubon South Shore Sanctuaries, Natural History Services, South Shore Bird Club, and Bridgewater State College are hosting the Fall 2010 edition of a fundraising event called Seabird & Whale Tales.  During our excursion offshore, enjoy commentary from our wildlife experts including Wayne Petersen (MA Audubon Society), David Clapp (Natural History Services), Joanne Jarzobski (Captain John Whale Watching and Fishing Tours) and Jim Sweeney (South Shore Bird Club). Travel aboard the “Tails of the Sea”, a 110’ luxury commercial whale watching vessel owned and operated by Captain John Whale Watching and Fishing Tours out of Plymouth, MA. View seabirds, seals, whales, dolphins, basking sharks, ocean sunfish and more. Leave from the Plymouth Town Pier at 10 am and return by 6 pm. Trip activities include a plankton tow and demonstration, chumming for seabirds and a free onboard nature-themed raffle.  Tickets: Pre-Sale $90 and then $100 after August 31, 2010. To learn more about this trip or to download the registration form, go to http://www.necwa.org/trips.html.  Or for more information, call Krill Carson at 508-566-0009. Space is limited so register early. Group rates also available.  All proceeds from our Seabird & Whale Tale excursions go to support the many projects and activities conducted by NECWA, a registered 501(c) 3 non-profit organization.

Photo Caption: Photo of the humpback whale named Seal in a behavior called lobtailing.  Photo courtesy Carol “Krill” Carson, 2009.