Help protect Puget Sound’s waters, wildlife and landscape through education, research and stewardship. Receive 80 hours of university caliber training involving field trips and expert lectures on topics like salmon, water quality, climate change, marine wildlife, coastal processes, citizen science, community outreach, and more! After the trainings, volunteer at least 80 hours in projects you select over the next two years. Projects range from doing low-tide education at beaches to water quality sampling to festival community outreach. You can join a team or work on your own to help people better appreciate, understand and conserve Puget Sound health or get involved in one or several Puget Sound related research projects or bring your own ideas to craft your own volunteer experience!
The Beach Watcher training will be based out of Jennings Park in Marysville every Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. from March 15 - May 31, and will include one half day Saturday on May 18. An application due on March 5 and a free background check are required. There is also a $55 (electronic version) or $75 (hard copy) materials fee.
Find our application at http://extension.wsu.edu/snohomish/naturalresources/beachwatchers/ . For more information contact Chrys Bertolotto at firstname.lastname@example.org or (425) 357-6020 or visit our Facebook page to learn more about what we do!
The WSU Snohomish County Extension Beach Watcher training is jointly funded by Snohomish County, Tulalip Tribes, city of Mukilteo and Washington Department of Ecology.