Know Your Islanders: Giles & Eba on Wed. Feb. 17, 7pm

Know Your Islanders Talk

Dr. Deborah Giles: Eba, the Whale-Poop Sniffing Rescue Dog

Meet Conservation Canine Eba The Whale Dog, a poop-sniffing rescue dog in the University of Washington’s Center for Conservation Biology Whale Scat Program. Eba is helping Dr. Sam Wasser and Dr. Deborah Giles to better understand how to save the endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales.  Giles will talk about how Eba finds whale poop, what analyzing the fecal matter tells us about the whales, and steps we can all take to help recover this beloved population of whales.

Email Genevieve Iverson for a Zoom meeting invitation at giverson@sjlib.org. 

Know Your Islanders: Giles & Eba on Wed. Jan. 13, 7pm

Know Your Islanders Talk

Dr. Deborah Giles: Eba, the Whale-Poop Sniffing Rescue Dog

Meet Conservation Canine Eba The Whale Dog, a poop-sniffing rescue dog in the University of Washington’s Center for Conservation Biology Whale Scat Program. Eba is helping Dr. Sam Wasser and Dr. Deborah Giles to better understand how to save the endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales.  Giles will talk about how Eba finds whale poop, what analyzing the fecal matter tells us about the whales, and steps we can all take to help recover this beloved population of whales

Email Genevieve Iverson for a Zoom meeting invitation at giverson@sjlib.org. 

Lichens with Dr. Fred Rhoades, 7pm

The San Juan Islands are home to a great many cryptogams, spore-producing plants and plant-like organisms. Dr. Fred M. Rhoades will introduce you to some of the lichens and bryophytes, mosses and liverworts, found locally. He will describe their biology, ecology, and some common species.
To register email: bpratt@sjlib.org

All programs are Zoom events and require an invitation. In order to attend, please request an invitation via email from the designated program coordinator at least 30 minutes before the program begins.