10-21 Southern Resident Killer Whales - Rachel Schoeler

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Join us Oct. 21st at 2:30pm PST (5:30pm EST) for a call about the endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales. Rachel will be talking about the whales, the threats they are facing and the role we all play in protecting them. 

This call will be the first one trialling our new translation service. For those looking to listen in French, please call the conference line at (866) 512-0904 and then type in the meeting number 8980978. When it asks whether you are the host of the meeting, do not type anything, just wait.   You will still need to login to the Webex call to see the presentation, but you will hear all the audio in french via the live translation on the conference line.  You will want to mute the audio and microphone from Webex (and your computer) so you don't create any feedback. If you would like to ask questions, we encourage you to ask via the chat box or you can ask on your phone connection via the interpreter and she will convey the questions on your behalf. 

If you have any questions for about participating in French, please contact caitlin.pierzchalski@ocean.org

Rachel Schoeler is a Public Outreach Education Officer with Parks Canada focused on outreach, education and communications related to Southern resident killer whales. She received her BSc. Natural Resources Conservation from the University of British Columbia and is passionate about engaging and empowering our communities to connect with and explore our wild outdoor spaces. Prior to joining the Parks Canada team, she worked in the environmental non-profit sector for 7 years with the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, Fraser Riverkeeper and Swim Drink Fish Canada. She is a dedicated water advocate standing up for our natural right to swimmable water through work, volunteer opportunities and sport. In 2014, she swam over 30 kilometres across the Georgia Strait to raise awareness about swimmable water in Vancouver and surrounding areas.


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