At the December MRC Brown Bag Speaker Series (Tuesday, December 6, noon–1pm), MRC's North Atlantic Right Whale Monitoring Program Coordinator Julie Albert will provide an update on the 2016–2017 right whale migration season.
This is a lunchtime learning lecture, attendees are welcome and encouraged to bring their lunch to enjoy during the seminar.
About the Speaker: Julie received her Bachelors of Science in Marine Biology from Texas A&M University at Galveston in 1995. She dedicated her time as a Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network Volunteer for five years. In 1991 she began volunteering for the Florida Marine Research Institute in Melbourne (now called the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission), and became the Program Coordinator of MRC’s right whale program shortly after. Julie continues to operate the toll-free Right Whale Sightings Hotline (1-888-979-4253 or 1-888-979-WHALES). She also conducts public education classes each year during right whale season from December 1 to April 30.
To Learn More About right whales explore these links:
MRC's Brown Bag Lunch Series is held the first Tuesday of each month from noon to 1:00 pm at the Ted Moorhead Lagoon House, 3275 Dixie Highway NE, Palm Bay, Florida. For more information contact MRC at 321-725-7775.