Cool opportunity for Bay Area amateur naturalists

Academy of Sciences & Farallones Marine Sanctuary Seeking Naturalists
2011 Rocky Shore Naturalist Training Course
WHO:         The California Academy of Sciences and Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary
WHAT:       Training as Rocky Shore Naturalists
WHERE:    California Academy of Sciences, and Farallones sanctuary offices, San Francisco
WHEN:       Saturday January 29th at 1PM, first of three field trips to Duxbury Reef
Classes February 2nd from 6:30-9:00PM and February 2nd- March 23rd from 6:30-9:00PM

Volunteers will be trained in invertebrate zoology, natural history, tidepool etiquette and stewardship,  intertidal research and monitoring. Naturalists will work at Duxbury Reef in Bolinas as roving interpreters for visitors and conduct monitoring. Volunteers can also work at the California Coast exhibit and Discovery Tidepool at the Academy of Sciences. We meet on Wednesday evenings from 6:30-9 PM at the California Academy of Sciences/Golden Gate Park, or at Sanctuary offices in the Presidio.

Volunteers must commit to working at least once a month for a year. Volunteers must also complete a two-hour Academy volunteer orientation.   Visit the Rocky Shore Partnership blog at: Enrollment is limited. Contact: Rebecca Johnson,; phone 415/ 379-5252.

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