Thursday, May 8, 2014

Counting Seabirds From A Whale Watch Boat

Anyone interested in volunteering to count seabirds from a whale 
watch boat this summer out of either the Gloucester or Boston area on 
Stellwagen Bank?


Wilson's Storm-Petrel by Bob 

Anne-Marie Runfola, Volunteer Program Coordinator for NOAA / Stellwagen 
Bank National Marine Sanctuary is running a training program in Scituate, 
MA on May 13, 2014 and may have another opportunity for training in the 
Gloucester area in early June.

If interested in the program you'll need to contact Anne-Marie for 
further information and an invitation to attend the training.

She can be contacted at:

Anne-Marie Runfola, Volunteer Program Coordinator

NOAA/Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary

175 Edward Foster Rd, Scituate, MA 02066

Phone: 781-545-8026 x240, Fax: 781-545-8036

Cell: 917-743-7352

anne-marie.runfola@noaa.gov

Website: http://stellwagen.noaa.gov/

Volunteer Program: http://stellwagen.noaa.gov/involved/volunteers.html

Follow Stellwagen Bank Sanctuary on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SBNMS

Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/SBNMS



"Briefly, I’m very familiar with the S4 Program and the Stellwagen Bank 
National Marine Sanctuary’s involvement and oversight. I’ve been working 
with Anne-Marie during the development of this valuable
monitoring effort since its inception, so I can assure you that 
Anne-Marie has done a splendid job in organizing and pulling together 
this outstanding citizen science program."  Wayne R. Peterson, Director of 
Massachusetts Important Bird Area (IBA) Program

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