Chinook Salmon Podcast: Meet the Scientists
Meet Joan Carne, who you heard featured on the Podcast of Life Chinook Salmon episode. We asked her a few questions about her work. Do you have a question you'd like answered? Submit your question here!
Louise Towell and Joan Carne, Stream of Dreams Murals Society Photo Credit: Alastair Bird
Where do you work?
Stream of Dreams: Eco-education through community art. We are located in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada and run programs in Canada and the Pacific Northwest United States.
What do you do?
Eco-education with a focus on clean water in streams, rivers, lakes, groundwater and the ocean for salmon, other water creatures and people.
What are three titles you would give yourself?
Mom, streamkeeper, violinist, geologist. (oops one too many!)
What do you like to do when you are not working?
Walk the dog to visit Byrne Creek, work on house renovations, play violin in a community orchestra.
What do you like most about science?
The opportunity to work with thousands of young people and their teachers and watching the light bulb go on when they understand how they are connected to fish habitat and their drinking water.
Behind the Scenes
Meet our host: Ari Daniel Shapiro
While earning his PhD in biological oceanography at MIT and The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Ari studied the vocalizations of killer whales. Now he uses his own voice and knowledge to tell stories about science on radio and other media. Ari is the host of podcasts from EOL, and he hopes to turn the podcasts into an ongoing conversation with your feedback and comments. Learn more by visiting Ari's website.