Special Guest Speaker during Fellowship hour on Jan 13!

Event details

  • Sunday | January 13, 2019
  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Sunday, Jan. 13, during the education hour: join us for a presentation on Whale Sharks from marine biologist and Executive Director of Ch’ooj Ajauil AC, Rafael de la Parra. For 17 years Rafael has been a leader in studying this keystone species. He has tagged over 900 whale sharks and published 34 papers on the largest fish in the sea. You are also invited to a viewing party of the National Geographic Explorer program “Whale Shark Satellite Tagging” filmed this past fall featuring Rafael. The open house /viewing party is Monday, Jan. 14 at Penny & Jim Hillier’s home: 3211 Westminster Rd. Bettendorf. Penny went on a tagging expedition with Rafael this past fall that was filmed for National Geographic Explorer.