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Our docks, facilities, and access trails on Calvert Island are closed to visitors in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This closure extends to the shorelines of Pruth Bay, West Beach, and North Beach.

A Dead Whale’s Tale - Hakai Institute

A Dead Whale’s Tale

What could make you incinerate your clothes after a trip to the beach? A whale necropsy! Come along as we investigate the unfortunate demise of a young humpback that washed ashore on Calvert Island with Fisheries and Oceans Canada marine mammal specialists Paul Cottrell and Taylor Lehnhart, veterinary pathologist Stephen Raverty, and skeleton articulator Mike de Roos. Viewer discretion is advised. It gets a little gross.