Lighthouse Lecture Series
Grey Whale Migration and Census
A Talk by Scott Mercer
Founder of Mendonoma Whale and Seal Study, Irish Beach
Date: Saturday, March 22
Time: 4:00 PM
Place: 45500 Lighthouse Road (in Fog Signal Building at lighthouse)
Cost: Suggested $5 donation
Scott Mercer, founder of Mendonoma Whale and Seal Study, Irish Beach, of will be presenting his findings on the local grey whale population and discussing the big picture from the Los Angeles census center and totals from the Baja lagoons, in addition to discussing and answering questions on grey whale ecology.
Scott Mercer has been studying marine mammals since 1974, beginning with sea otter feeding ecology in Monterey Bay. He has conducted aerial surveys of whales for the New England Aquarium and, since 1976, has led marine life excursions in the Gulf of Maine, Caribbean, Western North Atlantic, and Canadian Maritimes. He has taught at the University of New Hampshire and Southern Maine Community College.
He is the author of three books including The Great Whale Book and Whalehead Nation:Creating and Keeping an Environmental Ethic in Children.
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