Category: Grey Seal Blog

Grey Seal Blog – Courtney Gill

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Day 1: I can’t help but feel nervous as I travel to the boat docks in Chatham, MA, the first stop on my way to Monomoy Wildlife Refuge for a field study on gray seals (NOAA permit #17670-03). As a California sea lion trainer in the Foxwoods Marine Theater, I have never participated in anything like this. Thanks to the staff and volunteers of our Animal Rescue Clinic, I had practiced restraining techniques in preparation. I was excited for... MORE »