American Cetacean Society 2nd Annual '50-Mile Dolphin Dash' Fundraiser Run - Wednesday, July 6th, 2011
Monterey Peninsula, California
American Cetacean Society
Whales, dolphins, and porpoises (collectively known as "cetaceans‟) enchant us with their grace, intelligence, and beauty, and yet their relationship with humans has often been a story of conflict destruction. The American Cetacean Society believes that the solution to shaping this relationship in the future for the protection of ceatceans and their habitats begins with education.
ACS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in San Pedro, California, with eight chapters – Los Angeles, Monterey Bay, Orange County, San Diego, San Francisco (CA), Puget Sound (WA), Oregon (Newport), and a national Student Coalition based out of Indiana University Bloomington.
With members residing throughout the U.S. and in more than a dozen countries, ACS is concerned with the welfare, protection, and safety of whales, dolphins, porpoises, and the ocean and riverine habitats in which they live. We accomplish our goals of protecting cetaceans through developing public education initiatives, strategic policy programs, funding scientific research, and conservation advocacy.