Ree BrenninMarine Mammalogist
About Ree Brennin
Ree Brennin is a zoologist focusing on marine life and conservation issues. . She attended the United Nationals International School, the University of British Columbia, Queen’s University, and McMaster University, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Zoology and a Master of Science degree in Biology. Ree has studied Rattlesnakes in the Appalachians, Snowshoe Hares in the Yukon, Song Sparrows, Crows, and Black-tailed Deer in British Columbia, Humpback and Right Whales off New England, and Beluga Whales in the Arctic. She is certified as a NAUI SCUBA instructor, and if you let her, she’ll rave non-stop about the beauty and mystery of the undersea wilderness. She has taught at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, the Monterey Institute of International Studies, Queen’s University, and the University of Ottawa. Ree also works in the policy arena at Environment Canada in Ottawa and now the Bedford Institute of Oceanography in Nova Scotia, promoting environmental sustainability and protecting wildlife and their critical habitat. Ree lives with her sweetheart John Houston in Halifax where they are having a ton of fun helping to raise Dorset, John’s son, and collaborating on film projects.