National marine sanctuary offices and visitor centers closed to the public; waters remain open

NOAA's national marine sanctuary offices and visitor centers are currently closed to the public, and in accordance with Executive Order 13991 - Protecting the Federal Workforce and Requiring Mask Wearing, all individuals in NOAA-managed areas are required to follow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance on mask-wearing and maintaining social distances. Sanctuary waters remain open for responsible use in accordance with CDC guidance, U.S. Coast Guard requirements, and local regulations. More information on the response from NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries can be found on sanctuaries.noaa.gov/coronavirus/.

Channel Islands Naturalist Corps

How to Apply

Please note that the Channel Islands Naturalist Corps (CINC), a joint volunteer program between Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and Channel Islands National Park, offers a new training class every 2 years. The next training class is expected to be offered Fall 2021.

You may submit an application in advance, which will be kept on file. Due to a high volume of interest in the CINC program, please provide as much detail as you can on your application in order to help us in make our final selections. If you wish to wait to submit an application, please send your contact information to receive a notice regarding the next open recruitment.

Channel Islands Naturalist Corps
Volunteer Application
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Please see the events calendar for other ways you can support the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and Channel Islands National Park.


For information please contact:

Shauna Bingham, Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary
805-893-6421
shauna.bingham@noaa.gov

Dave Begun, Channel Islands National Park
(805) 658-5731
dave_begun@nps.gov

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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