World Fish Migration Day 2016


The Cooke Lab at Carleton University, among other groups, are hosting a pub talk and trivia in celebration of World Fish Migration Day 2016. This is a one-day global event that aims to raise awareness of the importance of open rivers and migratory fish.



Ottawa River eels and their cultural importance
Ethan Hunter, 
Algonquins of Ontario 


Ethan Hunter is a professional naturalist, with 15 years of experience teaching and interpreting natural history from Nova Scotia to New York City, to Algonquin Provincial Park. Ethan is currently employed as a Resource Technician with the Algonquins of Ontario Consultation Office in Pembroke and works tirelessly with Provincial and Federal agencies, hydroelectric power producers, First Nation communities, and public interest groups to bring awareness of the Algonquin cultural relationship to the American eel. 

Talk and trivia begin at 6 p.m. 

His talk will be followed by a "mingle hour" to network with the speaker and others in attendance.