Reef Check California 2021 Trainings Open for Registration
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 diver! Visit https://www.reefcheck.org/california-program/training-schedule/ for details and to sign up!
Memoirs of a Restoration Technician
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 me insight into the fascinating journey of a wayward drifter.
Palawan Training Develops Reef Monitoring Team in the Philippines
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 area currently under threat from destructive fishing practices.
GoPro and Reef Check Malaysia have teamed up to bring 12 amazing episodes about why coral reefs are the silent heroes of the earth and what we can all do to protect them. So far, two episodes are available; follow the playlist to catch them all!
Episode 1 – What Are Coral Reefs?
Reef Check in the News
Balancing Classroom and Travel to Engage Young Students – Chicago Parent
Conserve the coral reefs or lose them – The Borneo Post
Volunteer Divers Hope to Restore Kelp from the Ground Up – Bay Nature
Twenty-Four Ways to Turn Outdoor Passions Into Citizen Science – Smithsonian Magazine
Sea creatures that scare a marine biologist – Radio.com
Sime Darby Foundation Backs Global Calls to Turn the Tide on Biodiversity Loss – PRNewswire
For more, visit www.reefcheck.org/press/