Special lecture tonight (Friday, October 14, 2016), and citizen-science training workshops Saturday and Sunday if you are interested:
Seabirds, Citizen Science and Saving the World — a talk by JULIA PARRISH, University of Washington School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences, Executive Director of COASST
Friday, October 14, 2016 7:00 pm
Friday Harbor Laboratories – Commons
620 University Road, Friday Harbor, WA 98250
In 2009, thousands of Surf Scoters washed ashore along the outer coast of WA.
Vera Trainer and her team from NOAA have spent many summers at FHL researching this!
Read all about Emily Carrington’s work about the effects of ocean acidification on mussel byssal threads in UW Today!
Bob Paine was a co-author on a recent paper led by Cathy Pfister about the changing thickness of mussel shells due to ocean conditions.
We are very pleased to announce that Professor Todd Oakley from UCSB, will be the Illg Lecturer this year.
Todd is an evolutionary biologist and professor at UC Santa Barbara, and he will present a public lecture on July 11, 7:30PM at the San Juan Community Theater and a scientific lecture on July 13, 7PM at the FHL Commons.