The Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) has been providing award winning marine education programs since 1976 to promote stewardship, raise awareness and increase understanding of marine and coastal environments through educational programs. The lecture will focus on the Center’s efforts in dis-entanglement, and is a feature event for the center’s Whale Week activities.
Jesse Mechling is the Director of Marine Education at the Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown. The ocean and ocean life are one of his great passions, and he relishes his role exciting a new generation to the wonders of the ocean. A lifelong visitor to Cape Cod and permanent resident since 2008, he received a masters from the University of Rhode Island in Marine Affairs and was a 2005 John Knauss Marine Policy Fellow in Washington DC working for the National Ocean Service. He has nearly two decades of experience working in marine policy and education, and has been with the Center since 2009. He lives in Eastham with his family.
This event is free of charge — donations are always welcome!