Category Archives: Marine-based Volunteering

Join the New England Aquarium on Its Bahamas Collecting Expedition — It’s Mostly Tax-Deductible

Please don’t contact me about this–Dida From Undercurrent magazine: Looking for a unique experience? How about collecting tropical fish and invertebrates for the New England Aquarium on its March 27 – April 4, 2018, expedition…

California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Seeking Help to Monitor Effects of a “Perfect Storm” in No. California

An onslaught of ecological impacts including sea star wasting disease and warmer waters has stressed Northern California kelp forests to the point that many invertebrates are starving, with kelpfish populations also being impacted. Significantly economic…

Calling All Rescue Divers!

Announcement courtesy Brian Meux. Please do not contact me about this opportunity—Dida Los Angeles Waterkeeper and Bay Foundation are looking for rescue certified divers (or AAUS divers) who are comfortable working underwater in Southern California…

Belize Ocean Acidification Expedition

I’m very pleased to announce that in December I’m going to act as the dive master during a trip to Turneffe Atoll, Belize that will document via cinematography the effects of ocean acidification. The dive…

Jelly Watch: Another Player in the Citizen Scientist Movement

Even if you’re not an academic research diver nor active with citizen scientist dive groups such as Reef Check or Reef, you can still participate in the citizen scientist movement. Just contribute your sightings of…

California Science Center Volunteer Diver Program!

New aquarium volunteer diving opportunity! If interested, please do not contact me, but instead see information at end of this post-Dida Hello Divers! Thank you for your interest in the California Science Center Volunteer Diver…

Channel Islands National Park Internship

posted as a courtesy- Please do not contact me about this opportunity-Dida Channel Islands National Park’s Kelp Forest Monitoring Program has a Student Conservation Association (SCA) internship available from February -November, 2010. The intern will…

Monterey Harbor, CA: Volunteers Needed for Undaria Removal

UPDATE: THE NEXT REMOVAL DATE IS AUG. 18, 2007.This is an urgent call for volunteers to help eradicate invasive Undaria in Monterey Harbor. Email or call Rita Bunzel (831-647-4245) to help either dockside or on…

Summer Volunteer Opportunity Studying California Sea Lions at Ano Nuevo Island

Photo by Chris HaugenThis opportunity has nothing to do with diving, at least not in water, but it’s too cool not to post. I’ve also been inspired to post it because a few years ago,…