An Urban Whale – North Atlantic Right Whale at the Crossroads
Sunday Monthly Lecture Series by Marilyn Marx
On: November 10, 2019 at 2 pm
At: Atwood House & Museum – Home of the Chatham Historical Society
347 Stage Harbor Road; Chatham, MA 02633
Marilyn Marx will be offering a lecture at the Atwood Museum on Right Whales and her experience as a Right Whale specialist. Marx began her career in Right Whale research at the Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown in 1985 where she analyzed habitat use in Cape Cod Bay, and later became the photo ID coordinator. In 1994, she joined the New England Aquarium’s Right Whale Research Program. She is involved with the curation and maintenance of the Right Whale Catalog and is responsible for reviewing all images of catalogued whales for anthropogenic scarring. Marilyn also manages the Right Whale Sponsorship Program and is editor of its newsletter, Right Whale Research News. She has been an observer aboard hundreds of vessel and aerial surveys and has participated in large whale research projects in Canada, Iceland, New Zealand, Norway, and the Dominican Republic.
Join the Atwood Museum as we learn about the Right Whale from a true expert.
Tickets are available at the door. Doors open at 1:15 pm and seating is limited.
Admission: $10, Members are Free