american cetacean society - orange county 

Our meeting will take place in the The Lewis Center (Where the Dennis Kelly Public Aquarium is) in room 201, from 7-9pm. Parking Fees are waived - Parking Lot E. Due to the indoor nature of this event and for the safety of our members and instructors; regardless of vaccination status, masks will be required for all attendees, thank you for your cooperation.
We hope to see you there!

MAP OVERVIEW OF THE LEWIS CENTER AT ORANGE COAST COLLEGE
Red marker indicates our meeting space & adjacent parking Lot E

ALL of OUR MEETINGS ARE FREE, AND EVERYONE IS WELCOME!

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THIS IS ACS-Oc!

Photo by ACS-OC Naturalist Carla Mitroff

ACS-OC invites you to our monthly speaker series to hear from this month's guest speaker, Alisa Schulman-Janiger, on Thursday, July 28th, from 7-9pm!


ACS/LA Gray Whale Census and Behavior Project: 38 Years of Citizen Science!


Alisa has been the Director and Coordinator of the full-season shore-based ACS-LA Gray Whale Census and Behavior Project since 1984, operating from Point Vicente Interpretive Center and staffed by citizen scientist volunteers. She is an instructor for the Cabrillo Whalewatch Program. Alisa has been on-board naturalist (southern California, Monterey Bay, Baja California, Alaska), staff scientist/naturalist (Massachusetts), and NOAA staff scientist/marine mammal observer (Alaska to California). Alisa taught marine biology, advanced marine science, and biology in San Pedro High School Marine Science Magnet (21 years); she was head marine biologist for LAUSD's SEA (Sea Education Afloat) Program (10 years). 


She is on NOAA's Stranding Response Team and Large Whale Entanglement Response Team. Alisa has authored/co-authored many peer-reviewed papers on killer whales, gray whales, humpback whales, and pilot whales, and has co-authored photo-ID catalogs on killer whales and gray whales.