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Oct 24, 2019

AGM Environment AwardJackie Hildering – Cape Lazo Power and Sail Squadron, Vancouver Island North District.

Jackie is a member of the CPS-ECP Environment Committee and has propelled CPS-ECP along a new path from what we are used to; the human invasion and pollution of the oceans. Jackie is a Humpback Whale researcher, is co-founder and Education and Communications Director of the Marine Education and Research Society, has been involved in a number of ocean research expeditions, and was the local Ocean Education Co-ordinator for the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and has received many international awards for her work.

In addition to all this, she has been featured in a number of film productions; Animal Planet’s Wild Obsession series - Coastal Revival; The Marine Detective - BBC’s; New Threat to Canada’s Pacific Humpback Whales, BBC’s; Ingenious Animals; and PBS’ Lineage, When Whales Walked. And is working with the Educational Department on a Boat Blue guidebook based on marine mammals that will eventually be distributed to marinas across the country.

#BoatBlue aims to become a hashtag the we use to increase awareness to boaters and bring attention to the health of our waterways and marine life.

https://themarinedetective.com