Passengers on a boat touring through the San Juan Islands watch killer whales surface nearby. Watching southern resident orcas from a boat wouldn’t be allowed under a new state task force recommendation; current guidelines advise boats to stay at least 200 yards away.
Passengers on a boat touring through the San Juan Islands watch killer whales surface nearby. Watching southern resident orcas from a boat wouldn’t be allowed under a new state task force recommendation; current guidelines advise boats to stay at least 200 yards away. AP file photo, 2000
Passengers on a boat touring through the San Juan Islands watch killer whales surface nearby. Watching southern resident orcas from a boat wouldn’t be allowed under a new state task force recommendation; current guidelines advise boats to stay at least 200 yards away. AP file photo, 2000