Blue Whales – Biology and Research

The Coastal Discovery Museum will host Associate Professor Michael Williamson on January 22 at 2 p.m., for this program. Williamson will discuss Blue Whales and the current research of the Mingan Island Cetacean Study, which conducts the world’s longest research program on this species.

Williamson has been active in education and research for over 40 years. He founded WhaleNet in 1993 to excite students about math, science, the environment, and technology(STEM). He currently is Scientist in Residence at St. Mary’s Anglican Girls School in Perth, Western Australia where he teaches and advises on marine science education and research.

The cost of the program is $7 per person and reservations are required by calling 843-689-6767 ext. 223. The Museum is located at 70 Honey Horn Drive on Hilton Head Island. coastaldiscovery.org.