At Sea: the Secret Lives of Marine Birds

Hear Dr. Caroline Fox present on her research and her book at the Centre for the Salish Sea, October 5th.

Join Killam Postdoctoral Fellow and Raincoast Conservation Scientist, Dr. Caroline Fox for a photo presentation based on her research and award winning book, At Sea with the Marine Birds of the Raincoast.

At Sea: the Secret Lives of Marine Birds by Dr. Caroline Fox

Thursday, October 5th, 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Centre for the Salish Sea, Sidney BC

Spending months surveying birds in waters adjacent to the Great Bear Rainforest, Caroline Fox and a team from Raincoast Conservation Foundation set out to complete one of the largest marine bird and mammal surveys in a region increasingly threatened by human activities. Weaving together the scientific results of the survey together with the natural history of birds, including those in the Salish Sea, you’ll meet some of the coast’s most secretive species. Caroline will also be reading from her recent book At Sea with the Marine Birds of the Raincoast, published by Rocky Mountain Books.

Dr. Caroline Fox is a conservation scientist and advocate for nature. Her research focuses on the ecology of marine wildlife in coastal ecosystems, including species at risk. Currently a Killam Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Oceanography at Dalhousie University, Caroline undertakes collaborative research on baleen whales. She also works with Raincoast Conservation Foundation to study the ecology and conservation of marine birds on Canada’s Pacific coast.

Dr. Caroline Fox, Lane Anderson Award recipient

The Lane Anderson Award exists to honour the very best science writing in Canada. We were excited to learn that this year the Lane Anderson Award has been awarded to two Canadian authors: professor and zoologist Anne Innis Dagg and Killam Postdoctoral Fellow, Caroline Fox.

Dr. Fox has won the award for her stellar book, At Sea: the Secret Lives of Marine Birds.

Dr. Caroline Fox is the recipient of the 2017 Lane Anderson Award.

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