Mission Statement

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“To protect and conserve Laguna San Ignacio in the Vizcaíno Biosphere Reserve and gray whale aggregation areas in Bahia Magdalena in Baja California Sur, México’s breeding grounds of the gray whale. Our approach is based on careful, long-term scientific research and monitoring, in concert with the education and empowerment of the local community, so as to ensure the economic and biological stability of the region, its extraordinary and iconic wildlife, and its people.”

“It is the MISSION of the program to develop and implement a sustained ecosystem-based science program…”