Georgia’s Right Whale Legacy – Past and Future

Title: Georgia’s Right Whale Legacy – Past and Future

Date: November 15, 2022

Time: 12:00-1:00pm

Host(s): Georgia Conservancy

Location: Facebook Live (

Description: Please join us to discuss Georgia’s North American right whale legacy, and to hear about recent efforts to help protect our endangered state marine mammal. Joining Brian Foster and Courtney Reich (Georgia Conservancy) will be Cathy Sakas, a Georgia Conservancy Distinguished Conservationist and a former member of the Southeast U.S. Implementation Team for the Recovery of the Right Whale; and Kim Sawicki, an innovative researcher who will provide an update on the “ropeless” fishing gear, which holds promise to transform entanglement threats in Georgia.