Marine Speaker Evenings



On Tuesday 11th June at 7.00 for 7.30pm David Donnelly will be presenting at Beaumaris Seniors Centre, 96 Reserve, Beaumaris, on how you can become involved in a whale and dolphin citizen science project.

David is a Melbourne based marine researcher with a passion for marine conservation. He has extensive experience in a range of scientific disciplines as well as field experience ranging from fine scale monitoring of the intertidal zone to open ocean surveys. David’s area of expertise lies in marine mammal research, where he has been involved in numerous whale, dolphin and seal research projects across Australia, New Zealand, the South Pacific, the Subantarctic and the Antarctic over the last 25 years. He is currently employed by the Dolphin Research Institute and is also employed by the Melbourne based consultancy “Fathom Pacific”. David is affiliated with 4 Australian universities.

In his spare time, David also manages “Killer Whales Australia” a citizen science project studying the population and ecology of east Australian killer whales.


Click HERE to see a list of our past speakers