The Marine Resources Council's Right Whale Monitoring Program was established in 1995 to reduce human impacts to the endangered North Atlantic right whale. Citizens on the east coast of Florida report land‑based sightings of right whales to our hotline (1‑888‑97‑WHALE). This information is passed on to local ship traffic to avoid ship strikes, which account for over one‑third of documented right whale deaths in the North Atlantic Ocean.

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Whale Program at Beach Eco Expo Sat. June 9th

Hi all! MRC's Right Whale Monitoring Program will have a booth at the Volusia County Beach Eco Expo on Saturday, June 9th. The Expo is at the Ocean Center from 9am to 4pm. Please stop by and say, "hi!" We will have hands-on educational materials, information you can take home with you, and goodies for sale (books, jewelry, float-rope door mats, whale toys, etc.). The event is free, parking is $5. For more information, call 386-238-4716. The Ocean Center is located at 101 N. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach, FL 32118. More of a description of the event can be found here: http://www.volusia.org/05-31c-12.htm Hope to see you there!