november, 2019

13nov6:00 pm8:00 pmPre-season Brief & Demo for Upcoming Whale Seasonfree public presentationGecko Guide:Non-Profit,Preservation & Conservation

Event Details

NOAA’s Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary in Kihei will host a pre-whale season brief on Wednesday, November 13th, 2019, 6:00-8:00 p.m. The sanctuary will provide presentations about the upcoming 2019-2020 whale season, along with displays and demonstrations of equipment used in humpback research, monitoring, and disentanglement. Dr. Marc Lammers, sanctuary research coordinator, will discuss trends, vessel surveys, tagging, shore station work and results from last whale season. Ed Lyman, sanctuary natural resource specialist, will talk about health, risk monitoring, and the sanctuary’s large whale entanglement response efforts. Both presenters will take questions from the audience.

WHAT:
Pre-season brief and demonstrations by Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary

WHEN:
Wednesday, November 13th, 2019, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 pm.

WHERE:
Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale
National Marine Sanctuary
726 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, HI 96753 (Maui)

WHO:
General Public Invited

COST:
No charge

For more information, please call (808) 879-2818.

Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary is administered by a partnership of NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries and the State of Hawai‘i through the Division of Aquatic Resources (DAR). The sanctuary works to protect humpback whales through research, education, conservation and stewardship. Join us on Facebook.

PHOTO CAPTIONS:
Whale breach: Whale breaches after sanctuary-led response team frees it from a life -threatening entanglement. NOAA permit #18786-02. credit: NOAA

On the Web:
Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary: http://hawaiihumpbackwhale.noaa.gov

NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries: http://sanctuaries.noaa.gov

State of Hawai‘i Division of Aquatic Resources: https://dlnr.hawaii.gov/dar/

Time

(Wednesday) 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location

Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary

726 S Kihei Rd