Join SPSSEG at Boston Harbor Marina to enjoy featured, local beers, and discover the latest trends in science, research and restoration happening in our own Puget Sound region! Happening the first Thursday of the Month at 6:30 pm.
November 2, 2017 we welcome John Calambokidis with Cascadia Research Collective. John is a Research Biologist and one of the founders of Cascadia Research, a non-profit research organization formed in 1979 based in Olympia, Washington. He periodically (1991-2012) serves as an Adjunct Faculty at the Evergreen State College teaching a course on marine mammals. His primary interests are the biology of marine mammals and the impacts of humans. As a Senior Research Biologist at Cascadia Research he has served as Project Director of over 100 projects. He has authored two books on marine mammals ( the award-winning Guide to Marine Mammals of Greater Puget Sound from Island Publishers, with R. Osborne and E.M. Dorsey and Blue Whales from Voyageur Press, with G.H. Steiger) as well as more than 150 publications in scientific journals and technical reports. He has conducted studies on a variety of marine mammals in the North Pacific from Central America to Alaska. He has directed long-term research on the status, movements, and underwater behavior of blue, humpback, and gray whales. His work has been covered on shows by Discovery Channel and others and has been featured in National Geographic TV specials and a magazine article in 2009.
Bring your SPSSEG pint glass to get $1 off tap beers at the Marina all night! If you don’t have an SPSSEG pint glass, bring $5 to get your own, and contribute to two great causes: Beer and Salmon!