- Podcasts -

Paul Sieswerda – Executive Director of Gotham Whale, and the Author of Big Whale, Big City – Episode 4023

 

The Outdoor Adventure Series celebrates individuals & families, businesses, and organizations that seek out and promote the exploration, stewardship, and enjoyment of the great outdoors.

 

The Dolphins and Whales of New York City (with Kristi Collom)

Kristi Ashley Collom is a Senior Research Associate and Dolphin Catalog Manager for Gotham Whale and an acoustic analyst for Wildlife Conservation Society’s New York passive acoustic monitoring research.

Episode 1: Bangkok Pythons and Gotham Whales

Q: How do huge animals get right up close to millions of people who don’t even know they’re there?

A: Water.

- Radio -

Local researchers are saying more bottlenose dolphins are migrating to New York City—and gathering in groups larger than previously thought. Many are turning to whale watching ventures to understand what dolphins are up to in the Big Apple.

 

A Quest for Whales in an Unlikely Place

For the first time in a century, humpback whales have returned to the waters of New York City. The first sightings began around 2010, and one tour group has been taking passengers out to see them. The whales come to feed before migrating south to Caribbean waters for the winter.

Representing GW: Paul Sieswerda