Who: Friends of Haystack Rock & the Cannon Beach Library
What: World of Haystack Rock Library Lecture Series 2022-2023
When: Wednesday, March 8th, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. (These are recurring lectures with different speakers and topics. They are held on the second Wednesday of every month from November to April).
Where: Cannon Beach Library, 131 N. Hemlock St, Cannon Beach, Oregon or join us virtually via Facebook Live
Why: Josh McInnes, Marine Mammal Research Unit Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries “Transient Killer Whales of the Outer Coast of Oregon and California”
Josh McInnes is a marine mammal scientist and graduate student at the University of British Columbia’s Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries Marine Mammal Research Unit. He will share a presentation titled: “Transient Killer Whales of the Outer Coast of Oregon and California” Transient killer whales are important apex predators in marine ecosystems along the Pacific coast. Insights into the latest findings regarding ecology, abundance, distribution, and community structure of these whales along the outer coast and offshore waters of Oregon and California will be presented.
Josh McInnes is from the windy seaside city of Victoria BC, Canada. Josh’s research focuses on the ecology and behavior of marine mammals in British Columbia and Monterey Bay, California, with studies focusing on the foraging behavior, diet, and ecology of transient (Bigg’s) killer whales and Risso’s Dolphins.
Friends of Haystack Rock is a nonprofit organization focused on keeping Haystack Rock healthy and thriving. Our mission is to promote the preservation and protection of the intertidal life and birds that inhabit the Marine Garden and Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge at Haystack Rock. We do this in cooperation with Haystack Rock Awareness Program (HRAP) and other partnerships.
April 8th Roy Lowe Title: “Monitoring Migratory Birds in Lincoln County, Oregon Through Citizen Science”