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Snapshot Day Training – Weekend
April 28, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Join us on April 28 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM for Snapshot Day 2019 Volunteer Training.
This training will prepare you to be a stellar Snapshot Day volunteer, collect high-quality data and have a fun time at Snapshot Day, on May 4. During this training, you will hone your skills as an environmental scientist by learning the various components of a healthy watershed and practicing techniques for temperature, dissolved oxygen, pH, electrical conductivity, and transparency and sample collection.
About Snapshot Day:
On the first Saturday in May each year, hundreds of volunteers join the Coastal Watershed Council and Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary staff to take a “snapshot” of the health of rivers and streams flowing into the Sanctuary.
This favorite event draws people of all ages from all over California’s Central Coast to collect scientifically valid water quality data and to learn more about their local watersheds. Data collected by Snapshot Day volunteers are used to drive action for clean water. Data from field measurements and lab analysis are collected and analyzed to determine the biggest threats to water quality and best management practices to address them. Together with local experts and our partners in government, CWC uses that data to drive improvements in our stormwater infrastructure and also manage erosion and stormwater runoff which are threats to clean water.
At this time, Snapshot Day teams are at capacity. You can add your name to the waitlist by filling out the form below. If you are interested in volunteering for a San Mateo or Monterey County team (there are still spots available!) please indicate that in the notes.