February 27, 2014

Become a Reef Check California Citizen Scientist


Interested in joining the Reef Check California team? Our 2014 training season is open for registration, providing 7 opportunities 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.

Ft. Bragg– May 3-4, 2014 [class/pool] & May 17-18, 2014 [field]
San Francisco– July 12-13, 2014 [class/pool] & July 19-20 2014 [field]
Monterey– May 31-June 1, 2014 [class/pool] & June 7-8 2014 [field]
San Luis Obispo/Santa Barbara– April 26-27, 2014 [class/pool] & May 17-18, 2014 [field]
Los Angeles/Ventura– May 3-4, 2014 [class/pool] & May 17-18, 2014 [field]
Orange County– June 21-22, 2014 [class/pool] & June 28-29, 2014 [field]
San Diego– July 12-13, 2014 [class/pool] & July 19-20, 2014 [field]

For a list of course prerequisites, and to sign up, visit our registration page at https://reefdpd.wpengine.com/rcca/training_schedule.php

If you are already a trained Reef Checker, please sign up for one of our recertification classes to be ready for our survey season.