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Dr. Joe Cook is the Scientist in Residency Fellow at the Sitka Sound Science Center. Now at the University of New Mexico, he first came to Southeast Alaska in 1991 to study mammal populations on the Alexander Archipelago. Learn more about the SIRF program here.
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