The Marine Naturalist Training Program is an intensive 6-day overview of the natural history of the San Juan Islands and the marine waters of Washington and Southern British Columbia (known as the Salish Sea). This course includes an in-depth treatment of the ecology and conservation of local marine species, presented by highly trained local naturalists, environmental educators and scientists. A mix of lectures and field trips provides a hands-on learning experience that leaves graduates qualified as a regional professional or volunteer naturalist.

The Summer 2019 Program is Full! Please contact us to be put on a waiting list.

Summer 2019 Program Dates: July 25, 26, 27, 29, 30 and 31 (with one day off on July 28)

see Spring 2019 Program dates

Registered Students: To pay your balance due, please select "Half Tuition" (either member or nonmember depending on what applies to you).

Refund Policy: All deposits are refundable up until 4 weeks from the start date of your course. Within 4 weeks, we can only provide refunds if your space in the program is filled. The Whale Museum reserves the right to cancel any program at any time. In the event of a cancellation, you will be issued a full refund.

Registration applications are processed in the order they are received. You will be notified with a confirmation letter once your registration has been processed. This course has a maximum class size 30 students, so please register quickly!


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