by Sherri Wretham, 15 April 2010
Rick Harbo is a well-known marine biologist, diver, photographer and author based at the Pacific Biological Station in Nanaimo. He is the bestselling author of numerous books about intertidal life in the Pacific Northwest, including Tidepool and Reef, The Edible Seashore, Guide to the Western Seashore, Shells and Shellfish of the Pacific Northwest, and Whelks to Whales. These titles and more can be ordered on-line here.
The subject of his presentation was unsurprisingly, intertidal life, and his lively and knowledgeable talk was accompanied by his stunning photographs.