Upcoming Events

    • 24 Sep 2018
    • 7:30 PM
    • UVic, Victoria, BC


    • 13 Oct 2018
    • 9:00 AM
    • Telegraph Cove

    2018 MERS Fundraising Trips from Telegraph Cove sponsored by Stubbs Island Whale Watching will be on Saturday, October 13th.
    Advance notice of the opportunity went to those who have attended fund-raising trips in the past whereby the trip has filled. There may be a second opportunity, also in October from Telegraph Cove.
    To have your name added to the waiting list for the October 13th trip and/or to be notified if there is a second trip, please email info@mersociety.org
    The MERS Fundraising Trip is from 09:00 to 16:30, includes lunch sponsored by Port McNeill's Sportsman's Restaurant and MERS researchers will be aboard.
    Cost is $225 with all proceeds going to MERS for research, education and wildlife response.  See our slideshow at this link for a sense of the wildlife see in October in the area near Telegraph Cove. 
    The trip will be aboard the MV Lukwa - 18 metres long with two large heated cabins, three viewing decks, and two lavatories. 


    • 2 Nov 2018
    • 7:30 PM
    • Cranberry Seniors Centre, Powell River


    • 3 Nov 2018
    • Nicholas Sonntag Marine Education Centre, Gibsons

    Details to follow.

    • 3 May 2019
    • 5 May 2019
    • Campbell River

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    Marine Education and Research Society workshop on BC's whale species and seals, sea lions, dolphins, porpoises and otters too! Intensive training for those working (or hoping to work) as whale watch naturalists, kayak guides, park staff, or others interested in gaining a deeper knowledge of the natural history and conservation of BC's marine mammals. Bring sharp pencils and lots of notepaper! A certificate of participation will be provided to those who attend the full 3-day workshop. Aim of the workshop is to enable more people to inform and inspire marine mammal conservation.

    Cost is $300 per person and, once registration opens, a spot is secured with at $200 deposit (non-refundable). 

    If interested in participating in a MERS Workshop, please contact info@mersociety.org and your name will be added to the list of those to be contacted once registration opens. 

    • 31 May 2019
    • 2 Jun 2019
    • Port McNeill

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    Marine Education and Research Society workshop on BC's whale species and seals, sea lions, dolphins, porpoises and otters too! Intensive training for those working (or hoping to work) as whale watch naturalists, kayak guides, park staff, or others interested in gaining a deeper knowledge of the natural history and conservation of BC's marine mammals. Bring sharp pencils and lots of notepaper! A certificate of participation will be provided to those who attend the full 3 day workshop. Aim of the workshop is to enable more people to inform and inspire marine mammal conservation.

    Cost is $300 per person and, once registration opens, a spot is secured with at $200 deposit (non-refundable). 

    If interested in participating in a MERS Workshop, please contact info@mersociety.org and your name will be added to the list of those to be contacted once registration opens. 

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