This is a Marine Education and Research Society course on British Columbia's whale species and seals, sea lions, dolphins, porpoises and otters too!
The aim of the course is to enable more people to inform and inspire marine mammal conservation. This is intensive, crash 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. This is a 4-day course provided in-person.
note that attendance for all sessions is mandatory. Successfully meeting these criteria will lead to a Certificate of Participation.
**Must be at least 18 years old to attend the course**
Stay tuned for 2023 Courses
(There will most likely be 2 courses in May 2023)
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If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Instructors: Jackie Hildering, Christie McMillan, Caitlin Birdsall and Leah Thorpe. See bios at this link.