Field Studies of Porpoises, Dolphins & Whales
in San Francisco Bay and on the Coast of Northern California

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J. Stern illustration by Uko Gorter

Please help us continue the important work by Golden Gate Cetacean Research. Your donation will go directly to the research we are conducting on the marine mammals inhabiting our bay and coastal waters. Funds are needed primarily for equipment and boat fuel, among other needs, as we study harbor porpoises, bottlenose dolphins, and humpback whales. 

Golden Gate Cetacean Research is a nonprofit IRS 501(c)(3) organization. Your donation is tax-deductible (our tax ID # is 80-0719978). When you donate through the button above, all your information remains private and secure. Your donation will appear on a credit card statement as “GGCetacean” and will be acknowledged by our research team. If you have any questions, please contact Bill Keener, at

We have created the Jonathan Stern Memorial Research Fund to honor our co-founder's commitment to conserve the cetaceans of the San Francisco Bay Area. We welcome your contributions that will be devoted to pursuing Dr. Stern's vision of understanding the lives of porpoises, dolphins, and whales. 

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