Napa Valley Divers Meet October 8, 2012

by Jon Niebling on October 2, 2012

The next meeting of the Napa Valley Divers is Monday, October 8, 2012.  You will not want to miss this meeting!  The guest speakers are Kathi Koontz and Pieter Folkens from the National Marine Fisheries Service’s Whale Entanglement Team (W.E.T.).

Kathi Koontz is a responder for the National Marine Fisheries Service’s Whale Entanglement Team (W.E.T.), as well as Program Coordinator for Special Rescue Operations at The Marine Mammal Center. By day, Kathi is Production Coordinator for the Worldviews Network at the California Academy of Sciences.
Pieter Folkens is an illustrator of marine mammal field guides with work published in twenty-eight countries and nineteen languages.  He spends summers studying humpback whales and orcas in Alaska as a co-founder of the Alaska Whale Foundation. He is a trainer and captain of their water rescue/whale disentanglement team as well as a leader in Northern California for a the National Marine Fisheries Service’s Whale Entanglement Team (W.E.T).
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