Tag Archives: right whales

Right Whales at the Brink: Stewardship at the edge of extinction

Dr. Charles “Stormy” Mayo senior scientist and director of the Right Whale Ecology Program at the Center for Coastal Studies,  will discuss the status of the species and its recent decline, the seasonal arrival of the right whales, and the …

Right Whales at the Brink: Stewardship at the edge of extinction

Dr. Charles “Stormy” Mayo senior scientist and director of the Right Whale Ecology Program at the Center for Coastal Studies,  will discuss the status of the species and its recent decline, the seasonal arrival of the right whales, and the …

Fourth rare North Atlantic right whale calf seen off Truro, MA

April 12, 2017: Earlier today scientists from the Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) aerial survey team recorded a previously unseen North Atlantic right whale mother/calf pair off Truro, MA. “This is incredibly exciting” said Charles “Stormy” Mayo, PhD, Director of …

It’s a Boy! Right whale calves spotted in Cape Cod Bay

On Monday, April 3, the Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) right whale aerial survey team spotted a right whale mother and calf pair in the north end of Cape Cod Bay between Race Point and Marshfield. This sighting came just …

Lecture: Protecting the North Atlantic Right Whale

Presented by the Senior Environment Corps of Elder Services of Cape Cod & the Islands as part of its free “Winter Education & Film Series” on environmental topics of interest to volunteers and the public. Charles “Stormy” Mayo, senior scientist …

2017 Right Whale Season: Update

The Early Right Whale Season in Cape Cod Bay The right whale season in Cape Cod Bay has begun with a larger than average influx of whales.  Supported by NOAA through the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries, and by the …

First 2016 Right Whale Calf Spotted in Cape Cod Bay

March 27, 2016 On Easter Day, researchers from the Center for Coastal Studies right whale aerial survey team spotted their first right whale calf of the year in Cape Cod Bay. This sighting heralds the arrival of the 2016 calves …