15_066-012 | The art of saving seals: April Surgent’s glass etchings

S. Youngstrom hauls a
ghost net up the beach from the shoreline in an effort to reduce the threat of wildlife entanglement.
Each year, the monk seal program deploys five field camps to the remote islands and atolls of the
Papahānaumokuākea
Marine National Monument
that are accessible
only by ship. The logistics
are complex and the work
is strenuous, requiring the
generous dedication of
dozens of intrepid souls.

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