Beach Watchers Wanted In Everett

April 28, 2018

Everett

A reminder that the date to get in an application as a volunteer Beach Naturalist is coming up Monday. Here’s all you need to know from WSU Snohomish County Extension.

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Learn about our area beaches and then share that knowledge.

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Spend more time at the beach this spring and summer!

Volunteer this summer as a Beach Naturalist! Curious about life on the beach? Like to share what you know? Become a Beach Naturalist with WSU Snohomish County Extension! Learn how marine life survive the ever-changing beach environment. and how to share your new knowledge with the public.

Volunteers will receive 20 hours of university caliber training involving field trips and expert lectures on
topics like water quality, climate change, marine wildlife, coastal processes, citizen science, community outreach, and more! After the trainings, volunteers are asked to provide 14 hours of time with the Beach Watchers volunteering this spring and summer to help teach school children and beach visitors in the Edmonds, Mukilteo and Stanwood areas.

Come join the fun! The Beach Naturalist training location will rotate between Everett, Mukilteo, and Edmonds. Training dates are: Wednesdays, May 9th and May 16th, plus Saturday, May 19th from 9 am – 4 pm each day. Field trips are included!

Sign up now: Applications are due on Monday, April 30th and a free background check is required. Materials fee of $35 is due on the first day of training. Applications are available online here. For more questions or more information contact Chrys Bertolotto at chrys@wsu.edu or (425) 357-6020 or visit our Facebook page to learn more about what Beach Naturalists do!

The WSU Snohomish County Extension Beach Naturalist training is jointly funded and supported by Snohomish County, the Snohomish County Marine Resources Committee, City of Mukilteo and Washington Department of Ecology.



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