Volunteer Trainings 2018/2019



The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, along with our partners, will coordinate up to three volunteer training events for the winter of 2018-19.  Training sessions are designed to give volunteers general knowledge about gray whale anatomy, behavior, migration patterns and to become familiar with research taking place along our coast.


2018-2019 Training Dates & Locations:

December 1, 2018 at the Hatfield Marine Science Center. Newport, Oregon.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Bruce Mate, Oregon State University

(Fewer than 35 seats remain!)


January 26, 2019 at the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology. Charleston, Oregon.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Janet Hodder, University of Oregon

(Fewer than 15 seats remain!)


March 2, 2019 at the Clatsop Community College. Astoria, Oregon.

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Carrie Newell, Lane Community College

(Fewer than 20 seats remain!)


Registration is now OPEN for the 2018/ 2019 season. Click HERE to access the registration materials or you can insert this link into your browser.





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