Marine Education and Research Society course on BC's whale species and seals, sea lions, dolphins, porpoises and otters too!
The aim of this 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 3-day course provided in-person.
note that attendance for all sessions is mandatory as is completion of
an online test. Successfully meeting these criteria will lead to a Certificate of Completion.
**Must be at least 18 years old to attend the course**
Dates for our 2022 Courses
(Registration now open - see links below for registration and further details):
Tofino or Ucluelet: Saturday, May 7 to Monday, May 9
Campbell River: Friday, May 13 to Sunday, May 15.
If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cost: $395 per person ($250 non-refundable; remainder refundable up to 2 weeks prior to Course start)
Instructors: Jackie Hildering, Christie McMillan, Caitlin Birdsall and Leah Thorpe. See bios at this link.
Assessment: There will be an online test to be completed within 2 weeks of the last day of the Course.
Achieving a minimum of 70% and being present for the full Course will lead to a Certificate of Completion.