North Atlantic Right Whales: A Species on the Brink
December 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us for a presentation on the status of the North Atlantic right whale, one of the most endangered marine animals on earth. Center for Coastal Studies Marine Education Director, Jesse Mechling will share natural history information about the North Atlantic Right Whale as well as current CCS research including aerial surveillance, and habitat and food resource monitoring.
ABOUT JESSE MECHLING
Jesse Mechling is the Director of Marine Education at the Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown. The ocean and ocean life are one of his great passions, and he relishes his role exciting a new generation to the wonders of the ocean. A lifelong visitor to Cape Cod and permanent resident since 2008, he received a masters from the University of Rhode Island in Marine Affairs and was a 2005 John Knauss Marine Policy Fellow in Washington DC working for the National Ocean Service. He has two decades of experience working in marine policy and education, and has been with the Center since 2009. He lives in Eastham with his family.