Thank you to the following people and organizations. I am deeply grateful and appreciative for your assistance, support and guidance.
CBC TV, Cape Breton, and Gary Mansfield for doing the news video that is on the Project Team Module page about the project and the blue whale fall near Collingdale, Nova Scotia in 2019.
CBU, Cape Breton University, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada, for helping me get the word out about this project.
Everyone that has listened to me spout information about whales and this project.
Fishermen and Fisherwomen I have had the pleasure to talk to about the oceans. You are the "eyes of the sea" knowing about the current state of the ocean and species you see, rescue, fish and survive.
Fishing Gear Solutions meeting by Alexa Goodman (Scientist, Environmental Consultant & Researcher, and Founder/CEO of Stop Trashing It) partnering with the Cape Breton Environmental Association for allowing me to sit as a student researcher to listen to her and fish harvesters discuss solutions for gear loss and assisting the ocean ecosystem and for sharing her published research paper.
Tobin Haley LeBlanc, PhD, my current CBU Assistant Professor of Community Studies Coms 4100, Cape Breton University, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, for her teaching, guidance and expert knowledge during this project.
Sue MacKenzie, my former CBU Part-Time Instructor, Community Studies Coms 2103, 2105 and 3100, Cape Breton University, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, for helping me decide on project topics as to what I am "passionate about" and "who needs you more".
Patrick T. Mahar, PhD, my former CBU Associate Professor, Community Studies and Outdoor Leadership, SPAL 4101 Critical Approaches to Outdoor Studies, for inspiring his students to learn not just about being outside but how we can appreciate the many aspects of outside learning and leadership.
National Geographic - Educator Network Resources: Library link
Parks Canada for confirming the information about Sable Island, Nova Scotia in the Module: Interconnected Species and Organisms.
Bruno and Angela Polegatto - Thank you for the whale fall pictures from May 1985 and the memories of going to Crooked Lake Road, Framboise, Nova Scotia, whale fall as a child.
World Ocean Observatory for adding a link to this website to their Ocean Curriculum Catalogue, listed as: Whales: A Deep Dive Into the Ocean Ecosystem with the Giants