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Colorado Ocean Coalition Ocean Rangers Training

 

This fun and dynamic 4.5 hour training covers issues like watershed health, sustainable seafood, plastic pollution, ocean acidification, offshore oil development, strategies for effective advocacy, and more! After the training, volunteers will be equipped to take positive action and educate others about land-to-sea stewardship. This training will feature special guest presentations on timely ocean issues. 

  • Ages 15 & up
  • Students: $15 donation with valid ID, Adults: $25 donation
  • Price includes training materials and lunch

Topics Covered in Training:

  • Land-to-sea messaging and presentation by Founder and Executive Director covering issues affecting our watersheds, rivers, lakes, and ocean.
  • Special presentations by guest speakers on key ocean issues.
  • Activity Station: Tabling 101, how to use the watershed model, running a plastic pollution demo, microbead learning activities, and more.
  • Opportunities to sign up for volunteer activities or projects.
  • Volunteer Handbook and expectations for being a community leader.

Details

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Facebook Group or Page:
www.facebook.com/ColoradoOcean/ 

Focuses:
 - Plastic Pollution Events
 - Youth Focused

Organizers

Organization Name
Colorado Ocean Coalition
Organization Type
Conservation Organization
Member of Aquarium Conservation Partnership (ACP)
Participant in AZA's SAFE Campaign

Other

As part of our celebration, we plan to do the following:
  • Event is open to the public
  • Media would be welcome
  • Event will include some special activities or engagements for youth and/or young adults
    Ages 12-18,College/University Age
    Activity Stations: Tabling 101, how to use the watershed model, running a plastic pollution demo, microbead learning activities, as well as opportunities to sign up for volunteer activities or projects.
  • Event will be highlighting organization's own efforts to reduce use of plastic

Venue

Center for Science and Technology Policy Research at CU
1333 Grandview Avenue
Boulder, Colorado 80302 United States