Basking with Humpbacks: Tracking Threatened Marine Life in New England author Todd McLeish will give an illustrated presentation on Thursday, November 5 at 5:30PM. Held at the Seacoast Science Center in Rye, NH, the event is co-sponsored by the Portsmouth Athenaeum. Light refreshments served. In Basking with Humpbacks, McLeish profiles 11 of the most threatened species of wildlife living in the marine environment around New England. His book brings readers along on an entertaining, first-person journey with biologists who are studying these creatures to better understand the complex threats they face. Call 603-436-8043 for more information.