Rocky Shore to Begin New Naturalist Training Courses

Learn Zoology, Natural History, Tide Pool Ediquette and Stewardship


Farallones Marine Sanctuary, in partnership with the California Academy of Sciences, is now recruiting for new Rocky Shore Naturalists. Their next course begins Saturday March 2nd and runs through Saturday April 27th. During the training, you will:

  • Study the natural history of tidepool animals and algae with an Academy scientist
  • Be a part of the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary and California Academy of Sciences volunteer corps
  • Learn monitoring techniques and participate in scientific research
  • Become a part of a larger citizen science community
  • Learn how to be the best stewards of tidepool habitats and how to convey stewardship messages to visitors
  • Interact with California Academy of Sciences visitors and visitors to the tidepools at Duxbury Reef in Marin County and Pillar Point in San Mateo County

For more information or if you would like to sign up, please email or visit their website at

2013 Training Courses

Saturdays 9:30 - 11:30 a.m

March 2nd - April 20th

Early Field Days

March 30th, April 13th and April 27th

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