September 25, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Fraser Building, University of Victoria (Room 159)
They’re big, they’re beautiful, and they’re back from the brink of extinction! Join Jackie Hildering for a discussion on the return of Humpback Whales to BC’s coast. Jackie is a researcher with the Marine Education and Research Society (www.mersociety.org). Information will include MERS research on Humpback feeding, rate of entanglement, efforts to increase awareness around collision and what to do if entanglement is witnessed. Jackie is an educator, avid diver and underwater photographer, and is also known as “The Marine Detective” recently featured on Animal Planet’s “Wild Obsession” series and in the BBC productions “New threat to Canada's Pacific humpback whales?” and “Ingenious Animals”.