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:


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

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Janet Hodder, University of Oregon

Training Full


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

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Carrie Newell, Lane Community College

(Training Full)


All Training Sessions are now full. If you are a returning volunteer, you can still sign up for your sites by clicking on the link below. If you are someone interested in joining our team, please click below and you will be contacted next year when the training sessions are announced.





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