On a cold April morning, Dr Charles “Stormy” Mayo and his crew search for right whales in Cape Cod Bay from the deck of the R/V Shearwater. Photo by Lauren Goodwin.

On the Brink of Extinction: Can the North Atlantic Right Whale Be Saved?
Presented by Dr Charles “Stormy” Mayo
Wednesday, August 1 at 5 pm at the Center for Coastal Studies, 5 Holway Avenue, Provincetown.

With a current estimated population of just 433 individuals, the North Atlantic right whale is among the rarest of all marine mammals. The future of the species is precarious at best: At least 50 whales have died since 2010, and 18 of those were in the last year. No births were recorded in 2018. These catastrophic losses coupled with historically low birthrates, have put the right whales on the path to extinction.

Dr. Charles “Stormy” Mayo, Director of the Right Whale Ecology Program at the Center for Coastal Studies, will discuss the Center’s efforts to save this critically endangered species.

$12 Non-members, $8 Seniors/Students, $5 Members. 10 and under free of charge. Light Refreshments served. A docent tour of the new Spinnaker Exhibit is included.
All proceeds support the Center’s Right Whale Emergency Initiative.
Reservations are recommended: click here to register online, or call 508-487-3622 x 103.

$12 Non-members, $8 Seniors/Students, $5 Members. 10 and under free of charge. Light Refreshments served. A docent tour of the new Spinnaker Exhibit is included.

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