As the 2017-18 right whale season approaches, there are several news items:
* The November 2017 issue of Right Whale News is posted at www.narwc.org.
* The training class/kick-off meeting for the season is 30 December 2017, from 2:30 to 4:30, at the Center for Marine Studies, University of Florida's Whitney Laboratory, 9505 Ocean Shore Blvd., Marineland. All interested participants are encouraged to attend.
* The surveys begin Tuesday, January 2.
* Please check back in this space for the introductory talks in December at your local library and other venues.