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2017-02-28

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Photo: Dana Murray

Our 2017 training classes are now open for registration, providing nine locations across the state to get involved in our rocky reef monitoring program.

Each training is held over two weekends (click here for a course outline) and includes classroom and pool sessions, along with a field weekend comprised of an overnight boat trip, day boats or shore dives depending on the training location.

Fort Bragg- April 22, 2017 [class/pool] & April 23, 2017 [field]
Fort Bragg
- May 6-7, 2017 [class/pool] & May 20-21, 2017 [field]
Sonoma- June 24-25, 2017 [class/pool] & July 8-9, 2017 [field]
San Francisco- July 1-2, 2017 [class/pool] & July 15-16, 2017 [field]
Monterey- June 10-11, 2017 [class/pool] & June 24-25, 2017 [field]
San Luis Obispo/Santa Barbara- May 6-7, 2017 [class/pool] & May 20-21, 2017 [field]
Los Angeles/Ventura- April 29-30, 2017 [class/pool] & May 20-21, 2017 [field] (Waitlisted but please contact us if you are interested)
Malibu- June 7-8, 2017 [class/pool] & June 24-25, 2017 [field]
Orange County- June 10-11, 2017 [class/pool] & June 24-25, 2017 [field]
San Diego- July 15-16, 2017 [class/pool] & July 29-30, 2017 [field]

For a list of course prerequisites, and to sign up, visit our registration page at http://www.reefcheck.org/california/training-schedule/

If you are already a trained Reef Checker, please sign up for one of our recertification classes at http://www.reefcheck.org/california/training-schedule/ to be ready for our survey season.