Join Shoreline Education Awareness on Saturday, April 15th for another in its 2017 seminar series beginning at 9 AM at the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology’s Boathouse in Charleston. Dr. Jan Hodder will present “The Pinnipeds of Cape Arago”. Dr. Hodder is Senior Lecturer and Academic Coordinator at OIMB.
Dr. Hodder’s research interests are diverse, ranging from the ecology of marine birds and mammals to the biological consequences of introduced species. She has also served as Director of the Center for Ocean Science Education Excellence (COSEE) – Pacific Partnerships.
A field trip will be included as part of the activities. Join Jan to observe pinnipeds such as Steller and California Sea Lions, Elephant Seals and Harbor Seals. We may find Gray Whales as well.
Doors will open at 8:30 AM for registration. Pre-registration is not necessary. The seminar is free for Shoreline Education for Awareness members! A $5 donation for non-members is recommended. Snacks and coffee/tea will be available. More information is available by calling SEA at 541-260-7770.