Michael Pierson is our California Field Operations Specialist and an experienced naturalist aboard our California whale watching programs. In addition to several hundred trips led on the water, he has also worked as a wildlife curriculum developer for the National Park Service on Alcatraz Island and has served several multi-week rotations on the Farallon Islands. Michael is an experienced wildlife data recorder submitting reports to ensure whale-safe shipping and fishing practices in the San Francisco Bay Area. Michael spends his free time attending local lectures and webinars so he can relay the newest, most accurate facts and data every time he is out on the water.