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Reef Check California 2021 Trainings Open for Registration

February 26, 2021

Reef Check California’s 2021 training classes are now open for registration, providing five locations across the state to get involved in our kelp forest monitoring program as a citizen scientist…

Memoirs of a Restoration Technician

February 25, 2021

After a summer spent monitoring the kelp restoration site in Fort Bragg, California, I noticed something peculiar- a boulder, deposited by a storm, anchoring a fully grown bull kelp; giving…

Palawan Training Develops Reef Monitoring Team in the Philippines

February 25, 2021

Atelier Aquatic recently conducted a special COVID-19 lockdown edition EcoDiver training in Sibaltan in the Palawan Province of the Philippines. The new monitoring team will conduct surveys in this vital…

2020 Year in Review

December 17, 2020

This has been by no means an ordinary year! Despite all the uncertainty and complications of bringing people together, we are proud of what we have been able to achieve…

California’s Changing Ocean: Curious Observations in 2020

December 17, 2020

This year marked a number of significant observations in California’s kelp forests, providing direct evidence of a changing ocean. Reef Check staff and volunteers observed the spread of ...

Reflections from a Volunteer Coordinator: My First Field Season with Reef Check

December 17, 2020

Dillon Dolinar reflects on his first field season as Reef Check California’s Southern California Volunteer Coordinator.