Thorne Lab Happenings
Lesley, Julia S, and Stephanie represented the Thorne Lab at the 22nd Biennial Conference of the Society for Marine Mammalogy in Halifax, Nova Scotia from October 22-27th. Lesley and Julia both presented work focused on pilot whale bycatch in the pelagic longline...
This year I spent the months of April-July tagging herring gulls at several colonies for my M.S. thesis research. My fieldwork this season primarily involved capturing the gulls using noose carpets and deploying/recovering GPS tags to track foraging movements.
Julia Stepanuk presented her M.S. research to her committee and the SoMAS community in May.
Julia joined colleagues from Duke University and the Cascadia Research Collective in the field