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Arcata Marsh Docent Training

April 29 @ 8:30 am - May 7 @ 3:30 pm

If you are interested in managing the front desk at Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center (AMIC); being a Roving Naturalist; or guiding weekly Saturday tours, thematic tours, or school groups, here is your opportunity to train with experts and practitioners.

A four-day series of workshops on two consecutive weekends will get you out on the trails, interacting with specialists, and meeting others with a passion for the Marsh. 

Pick up registration form at AMIC or at the FOAM booth at Godwit Days. LAST DAY TO REGISTER FRIDAY, APRIL 21

Schedule

Meet at AMIC, 569 South G Street, Arcata

  • Saturday, April 22, 10-11 a.m. Orientation
  • Saturday, April 29, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 pm Wiyot History, History, and Interpretation
  • Sunday, April 30, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 pm ¬†Marsh Flora
  • Saturday, May 6, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 pm Marsh Fauna
  • Sunday, May 7, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 pm Wastewater, Wetlands, and Experiential Education

Registration

  • $25 per person, cash or check made out to FOAM; fee includes two books, a guided notebook, a Marsh information PDF. (Two scholarships are available, email lynn@arcatamarshfriends.org for information.)
  • 20 participants will be accepted, on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Turn in registration forms at AMIC or at the FOAM table at Godwit Days by Saturday, April 22.
  • Upon registration, pick up City of Arcata volunteer forms to bring to the first day of training.

Details

Start:
April 29 @ 8:30 am
End:
May 7 @ 3:30 pm

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