Speaker series turns eyes to Killer Whales of British Columbia coast

The Cowichan Watershed Board’s speaker series presents Killer Whales of British Columbia: Past, Present and Future on Wednesday, May 20.

The free public talk begins at 7 p.m. at the VIU Cowichan Campus in room 140.

"Come early to get a seat – sure to be a packed house," the event press release said.

The presentation is being given by Dr. John Ford of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans. Ford is a senior marine mammal scientist with over 40 years of whale observations and knowledge to share.

He will delve into the ecology, behaviour and acoustic communication of Killer Whales, including their relationship to Chinook salmon and other marine creatures of the coast.