Tuesday, January 12

"Humpback Whales: Team Hunting & Social Intelligence"

A discussion with

Fred Sharpe, PhD

Alaska Whale Foundation
Executive Director & Principal Investigator

Tuesday January 12, 2010
6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

Fred Sharpe (Ph.D. Simon Fraser University) has been investigating the social foraging ecology of Alaskan Humpback whales since 1987.  Fred's studies have received international recognition; he had been awarded the Fairfield Award for Innovate Marine Mammal Research, and the Society for Marine Mammology Award for Excellence in Scientific Communication.  Fred is also a naturalist in the classical tradition.  He is co-author and illustrator of various books including Wild Plants of the San Juan Islands, Birds of the San Juan Islands, and soon to be released Songbirds of the Olympic Peninsula.