Volunteer Trainings 2017/2018



The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, along with our partners, will coordinate up to three trainings for the winter of 2017-18.  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.


2017-18 Training Dates & Locations:

We are pleased to announce three training sessions for the Winter 2017 and Spring 2018 Whale Watch Weeks.


Saturday, December 9th, Newport, Oregon at the Oregon Coast Community College. Keynote Speaker Dr. Bruce Mate. (Training Full)

Saturday, January 20th, Charleston, Oregon at the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology. Keynote Speaker Marine Biologist Carrie Newell.  (Training Full)

Saturday, February 10th, Nehalem, Oregon at the Nehalem Bay State Park Meeting Hall. Keynote Speaker Marine Biologist Carrie Newell. (Training Full)



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