VIDEO now available - Living and Working in a Penguin Colony in Antarctica - MCAS Community Program


Title:               Living and Working in a Penguin Colony in Antarctica

Presenter:    Jean Pennycook

Date:              Monday, MAY 1st, 2023, 7:00 pm


Description: In this program, Jean will share what it's like to live and work in a penguin colony and what her research team has learned about the Adélie Penguin. Her team monitors the population of these amazing birds as they respond to changes in their environment.

Bio: Jean Pennycook is an educator and researcher who studies Adélie Penguins in Antarctica and educates others about what her science team is learning about the penguins. Jean has been traveling to McMurdo Research Station in Antarctica for 20 years. In the last 17, she has worked with the Adélie Penguin research team on Ross Island where 3 colonies of penguins build their nests and raise their chicks from November through January each year.