Sunday, May 9, 2010

May 17, 2010 - New Volunteer Responder & refresher training:

This is the last scheduled training before pup season 2010. 

Do you have a love and concern for our local marine mammals?  Would you like to volunteer to make a difference in our community?  Register now to become a member of the WMMSN Stranding Response Team.  

At this training you will learn what is required for responding to a stranding including:
  • Species identification of marine mammals common to this area
  • How to recognize and document various types of injuries and illnesses
  • Determining and establishing a safe perimeter around marine mammals
  • Laws, regulations, and procedures to be followed when working with stranded or deceased marine mammals
  • What paperwork is required and how to fill it out

Volunteer Responder Training

Registration required:

To register, please call Bob Ryerson, Director of Volunteers at 360-306-1568 or email to: 

Class length: 

1 session (approximately 3 hours)


May 17th


6:00 - 9:00 pm 


Metcalf Hodges Building Conference Room at  770 East Holly St 


Mariann Carrasco of WMMSN
Cost:  $25 for new volunteers.  Current volunteers may refresh training for free


**WMMSN Tshirts ($20) and responder kits containing necessary response items ($15) will be available for purchase at the training.

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