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March 29, 2022

Paul Sieswerda - Executive Director of Gotham Whale, and the Author of Big Whale, Big City

Paul Sieswerda - Executive Director of Gotham Whale, and the Author of Big Whale, Big City
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Hello everyone. Welcome back for another episode of the Outdoor Adventure Series Podcast. 

This is your Host, Howard Fox. 

The Outdoor Adventure Series celebrates individuals & families, businesses, and organizations that seek out and promote the exploration, stewardship, and enjoyment of the great outdoors. 

Our guest today is Paul Sieswerda.

Paul is the Executive Director of Gotham Whale, a 501c3 organization whose mission is the study, education, and advocacy for the marine mammals around NYC. 

Paul is the author of Big Whale, Big City, an illustrated children’s book that tells the story of a  humpback whale named Jerry, whose journey to New York City parallels the story of humpbacks that are returning to NYC.

Link: https://amzn.to/3I34G12

The Illustrator for Big Whale, Big City was Joy S. Reidenberg, Ph.D.

The book's cover photo is based on the photography of Artie Raslich. 

Paul was also a longtime Curator at both the New England and NY Aquariums. He is also the author ofSharks (Animal Ways), published in 2001.

Link: https://amzn.to/36gg7FG

Click here to learn more about Gotham Whaleon their website.
Link: https://gothamwhale.org/

You can also find Gotham Whale on the following social sites:

Link: https://www.instagram.com/gothamwhale/

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/gothamwhale

Link:  https://twitter.com/gothamwhale

To learn more about Illustrator, Dr. Reidenberg, visit her LinkedIn profile at https://www.linkedin.com/in/joy-s-reidenberg/  or Facebook profile at https://www.facebook.com/ReidenbergTV/

To learn more about, photographer, Artie Raslich, check out Artie’s award-winning photography on his website at http://www.artieraslich.com/.

We were introduced to Paul by Chris Paparo, from Fish Guy Photos. We published episode 3116, Chris, back in December 2021. Here’s a link to the episode with Chris -- 


To learn more about the Outdoor Writers Association of America, visit their website at https://owaa.org.

TheOutdoor Adventure Seriesis a podcast production ofFox Coaching, Inc.