2013 - Associate Wendy Szaniszlo photographed a
basking shark off
Brooks Peninsula (northwest coast Vancouver Island)
while working as a marine mammal observer on a
Fisheries and Oceans survey aboard the CCGS W.E.
Ricker. Her initial skepticism that it was a basking
shark knowing the species to be very rare in these
waters, were allayed by Dr. Jackie King, shark
specialist at DFO, who later confirmed the species.
- Next month we set sail on an expedition to
document marine life and the lives of the people
around the Salish Sea. The expedition will be filmed
for future release.
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July 2013 – A new publication by Eric Anderson,
Fellow of PWLF, and his colleagues reports on a
shift in the distribution of western grebes along
the Pacific Coast.
June 2013 – The Board is pleased to announce that
marine biologist and professor Dr. Isabelle Côté has
become the newest fellow of PWLF.