Speakers Information

If you study whales, the oceans, for various sciences then the speakers available through WhaleNet are the right people for you. The team is experienced in presenting to a wide range of "students" from Kindergarten to "life-long" learners. For information and fees please contact the individuals listed personally.

J. Michael Williamson: Associate Professor (information)
Associate Professor - Science, Wheelock College
Associate Director - Mingan Island Cetacean Study

  • Available for presentations of a variety of topics on whales, satellite tagging, and field research.
  • Visit by Lucy the Inflatable Whale
  • Professional Development Workshops on integrating technology and curricula, applications of WhaleNet and using actual research data to enhance multidisciplinary learning.

    Contact for information and fees: Michael Williamson

  • Kim Marshall: Biologist/ Senior Director (information)
    Biologist, Ocean Alliance

  • Available for presentations of a variety of topics on whales, the Right Whale Program, and field research.
  • Kim's lecture entitled "A Voice from the Sea" visually takes audiences into the world of whales and the environmental threats they face.

    Contact for information and fees: Kim Marshall

  • Michael Fishbach: Naturalist, Educator

  • Michael is a naturalist, conservationist, educator and researcher. He is available for presentations on cetaceans. He has a captivating slide presentation as well as video's and stories from 15 years of field reserach on many of the world's large whale species. His cetacean work has taken him to many countries around the globe!

  • Michael has made numerous school presentations over the past decade ranging from kindergarten through university.

  • Michael can also bring a 58-foot inflatable whale that whole classes can enter. He also can teach classes about how field research is done, and have them do fascinating excercises on whale and dolphin photo ID matching charts.

    Michael Fishbach

    Contact for information and fees: Fishdeya@gmail.com
    Home: Celo, North Carolina

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