Citizen Science

In addition to their valuable education and outreach role,
Channel Islands Naturalist Corps (CINC) volunteers are also trained to conduct citizen science, including the collection of valuable research on marine mammals and other important resources within Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and Channel Islands National Park.

CINC citizen science data currently supports the following research projects:

Whale Alert

Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary Marine Mammal Sightings Database

Cascadia Research Collective

American Cetacean Society- LA Chapter Orca

State of California Marine Biotoxin Monitoring Program

Additional Citizen Science opportunities:

Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF)

LiMPETS: Long-term Monitoring Program & Experiential Training

Reef Check - California











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