Monday, April 27, 2015

NARWC: April 2015 Newsletter #2







North Atlantic

Right Whale Consortium



**Comments Due Today**

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a supplemental notice of intent to prepare an EIS that analyzes the potential environmental impacts of a proposal to construct and operate a natural gas liquefaction, storage, and export facility on the St. Johns River in Jacksonville, Florida. Click HERE for details.

NARWC Data Access Protocol

The NARWC Data Access protocol was recently updated to include language clarifying reporting requirements associated with management and publication access requests. Those changes are highlighted in the linked document above. Please contact Heather Pettis with questions.

The New England Right Whale Festival

Sunday May 3, 2015 11-3pm
New England Aquarium
Boston, MA


The New England Right Whale Festival is a celebration of the current efforts to save North Atlantic right whales from extinction.  The Festival will take place at the New England Aquarium's Harbor Terrace Tent from 11am-3pm on Sunday, May 3, 2015 rain or shine. There will be opportunities to learn more about Right Whales, meet Right Whale scientists and partake in family friendly activities for all!  The event is free to the public, but Aquarium admission is not included. For more information on the festival, please contact Bill McWeeny.

Recent Publications


NARWC on Twitter!

The NARWC is now on twitter! Follow us at @narwc.

Have Something to Share?

Consortium members are encouraged to share news of relevant publications, upcoming events, etc. with the membership. Please forward relevant information to the NARWC Executive Administrator (HERE) by the 10th of each month. The NARWC Email Newsletter will publish on/around the 15th each month, with additional communications as needed.




IMPORTANT DATES


NARWC Annual Meeting
November 4-5 2015
New Bedford Whaling Museum
New Bedford, MA


Right Whale News


Right Whale News is a quarterly newsletter distributed electronically to participants in conservation and recovery of the North Atlantic right whale and its habitats. Participation includes scientists, shipping interests, fishermen, policy makers, managers, educators, students, non-governmental advocates, and concerned citizens. The first issue was published in August 1994, and the archives provide a history of events and activities.

ENDANGERED SPECIES PRINT PROJECT

The North Atlantic right whale limited-edition print was created by artist John Vilhauer is available through the Endangered Species Print Project website. All proceeds from the sales of these special support the North Atlantic Right Whale Consortium. Specifically, funds are used to support travel and fees for student presenters at the NARWC Annual Meeting. The prints are lovely, unique, and make wonderful gifts!


CONTACT US


North Atlantic Right Whale Consortium
New England Aquarium
Central Wharf
Boston, MA 02110

 







Monday, April 20, 2015

WORLD WHALE BUZZ is out! Edition of 12 April 2015

WORLD WHALE BUZZ
Marine mammal news from around the world.
Published by
Art MacKay
12 April 2015
Science Environment Leisure Technology Business Sports #whales #whalewatching
Today's headline
www.tour.is - Day Tour - Whale watching and the Blue Lagoon Direct
www­.tour­.is - We set sail towards the home of a variety of the Mink whales, Humpbacks, Harbour Porpoises and White-beaked Dolphins, all common sights during this tour. The bird life is also diverse, including Pu...


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WORLD WHALE BUZZ is out! Edition of 19 April 2015

WORLD WHALE BUZZ
Marine mammal news from around the world.
Published by
Art MacKay
19 April 2015
Science Environment Leisure World Technology Art & Entertainment #whales #dolphins
Today's headline
Home
www­.whalesoficeland­.is - Whales of Iceland is the biggest whale exhibition in the world. Our aim is to leave our guests with unique experiences where they can learn about whales in spectacular surroundings and leave reinvi...


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Thursday, April 09, 2015

WORLD WHALE BUZZ is out! Edition of 06 April 2015

WORLD WHALE BUZZ
Marine mammal news from around the world.
Published by
Art MacKay
06 April 2015
Science Leisure Environment Technology Art & Entertainment World #whales #whalewatching
Today's headline
When to go whale watching in Madagascar - Constance Hotels BlogConstance Hotels and Resorts
thumbnail www­.constancehotels­.com - Every year between June and November more than 7,000 humpback whales migrate from the Antarctic to the waters of Madagascar to breed and calve. During the mating season the male will put on dramati...


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Wednesday, April 08, 2015

WORLD WHALE BUZZ is out! Edition of 04 April 2015

WORLD WHALE BUZZ
Marine mammal news from around the world.
Published by
Art MacKay
04 April 2015
Science Leisure Environment Sports World Crime #whales #whalewatching
Today's headline
BarrisTourista | A Whale of a Good Time
thumbnail www­.barristourista­.com - "The whales do not sing because they have an answer. They sing because they have a song." Almost an hour and a half in, we had yet to see any whales and we spent our time simply trying to catch our...


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INTERNS: Water Quality Internship At Mystic Aquarium


Gain hands-on experience in a dynamic environment with guidance from a mentor who is a member of our dedicated Water Quality staff. The Water Quality Lab staff works closely with the Life Support Technicians in order to maintain exceptional water quality in all aquatic exhibits at Mystic Aquarium ensuring proper habitats for all animals.

Daily Duties
Perform all tests required to maintain critical parameters in marine mammals pool systems
Perform all tests required to maintain critical parameters in fish and aquatic invertebrate exhibits
Monitor all chemical feed pumps
Record keeping and data entry
Assist with ensuring compliance with state discharge permits

Interns have the opportunity to attend weekly educational seminars, receive feedback from supervisors, and work on independent projects to enhance their knowledge and resumes.
Application deadlines are as follows:
Spring internships (Jan-May): September 30
Summer internships (May-Aug): January 31
Fall internships (Sept-Dec): May 31
Please see the Mystic Aquarium website for more information on the internship program and instructions on completing an application.


Kathleen Freeman
Internship Coordinator & Mission Programs Administrator
Human Resources Department / Mission Programs
Phone | 860-572-5955 Ext 306