Lecture: Recent Changes in Large Whale Occurrence and Threats in Washington
Location: Fort Worden Chapel
Date: January 12, 2020
Sunday, January 12 3 p.m. The Fort Worden Chapel
Admission: $5 (students & teachers FREE) FREE admission for Octopus and Orca Donor Circle Members Become a member today!
John Calambokidis Cascadia Research
John Calambokidis 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 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.