Friday Harbor Laboratories

San Juan Nature Institute - Arthur Whiteley Lectures

2016 - 2017


During the winter season and occasionally throughout the year, the San Juan Nature Institute provides public lectures covering a wide range of topics. For many years, Arthur Whiteley organized these lectures for the San Juan Nature Institute and we proudly continue these community lecture events.




Here is a list of the upcoming Winter Lectures for this coming year, 2016:


Modern Voyages of Exploration: Telepresence, Cabled Oceanography, and Giant Robots aboard E/V Nautilus and R/V Thompson

Thursday, February 4, 2016
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday Harbor Laboratories Commons

Tim Dwyer of Spring Street International School and the San Juan Nature Institute Board of Directors will report on research in the Western Pacific on the Nautilus and Thompson




Armoring on Salish Sea shorelines: documented impacts and implications for future actions

Thursday, February 25, 2016
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday Harbor Laboratories Commons

Megan Dethier, Associate Director of the Friday Harbor Laboratory




25 Things You Didn't Know About Sharks

Thursday, March 30, 2016
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday Harbor Laboratories Commons

Dr. Gene Helfman, University of Washington



Full SJNI calendar