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Dolphins & Killer Whales, Superb Adaptations for Life at Sea

Join us Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022, at 7 p.m. (ET)/ 4 p.m. (PT) for a one-hour lecture and Q&A to learn about marvelous marine mammals of the Monterey Bay.
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Online Program

Dolphins & Killer Whales, Superb Adaptations for Life at Sea

Join us Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022, at 7 p.m. (ET)/ 4 p.m. (PT) for a one-hour lecture and Q&A to learn about marvelous marine mammals of the Monterey Bay.
Length
1 hour
Starts at
25
Length
1 hour
New
Starts at
25
Program No. 24519RJ

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Marine Biologist Dorris Welch will delve into the natural history, adaptations, struggles and successes of these marvelous marine mammals. Hear first-hand accounts of dolphin studies, both in the lab and out at sea, as Ms. Welch describes her work in the marine lab setting and ten years of observing wild dolphins on the Monterey Bay, including the largest dolphin, the Killer Whale. Captain Dorris’ images, drone video and hydrophone recordings provide unique perspective to the study of these remarkable mammals found worldwide.

General Notes

Your online lecture will take place live over the course of 1-2 hours. All times are listed in the EASTERN time zone. If you live in a different time zone, please adjust your schedule accordingly. This live online experience uses Zoom Webinar, an easy-to-use web video service that includes closed captioning. All you need is an Internet connection and your computer. You will receive a confirmation email when you enroll, and a reminder email one week and one day before, as well as the morning of the event with a link and instructions on how to tune in. You will not be pictured on screen during the lecture, but you will have the opportunity to ask the instructor live questions using the Q&A box. Unless otherwise noted, all those who enroll in this program receive access to the live event as well as a recording of the lecture that you can watch any time within the two weeks following the live event.
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Dorris Welch
Dorris Welch is a marine biologist, researcher, museum curator, boat captain, and owner of Sanctuary Cruises Whale Watching on the Monterey Bay. She was curator of Natural Sciences at the Oakland Museum of California and Education Director of Long Marine Lab, UC Santa Cruz. She holds degrees in Wildlife Biology and Marine Education. Her public speaking experience includes TV, radio, classes, naturalist hikes, ecotours and cruise ships worldwide. Her delightfully humorous style brings the realm of natural science to life in a most engaging manner.

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Dorris Welch is a marine biologist, researcher, museum curator, boat captain, and owner of Sanctuary Cruises Whale Watching on the Monterey Bay. She was curator of Natural Sciences at the Oakland Museum of California and Education Director of Long Marine Lab, UC Santa Cruz. She holds degrees in Wildlife Biology and Marine Education. Her public speaking experience includes TV, radio, classes, naturalist hikes, ecotours and cruise ships worldwide. Her delightfully humorous style brings the realm of natural science to life in a most engaging manner.





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