Mason Weinrich - Executive Director of The Whale Center of New England
Mason is the head naturalist at Capt. Bill and Sons Whale Watch. Since 1980, Mason has been Executive Director of The Whale Center of New England, where he studies humpback, fin, right, and other baleen whales. His work centers on the social behavior and ecology of humpback whales on their feeding grounds. As a field biologist and primary captain of the research vessel, Silver II, he has an intimate knowledge of all of the waters of the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary through thousands of hours spent in and around it.
Mason is also the Vice President of the Board of Directors of the American Cetacean Society, a member of the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council, and a technical advisor to New England's Large Whale Recovery Team. He holds a B.S. in Zoology from Cornell University.
The Whale Center of New England is a non-profit organization dedicated to research, conservation and education pertaining to marine mammals and the marine ecosystems of New England.