This three-hour session focuses on the rich marine environment that plays an integral role in life on this coast. This course will cover the intertidal and pelagic ecosystems of Clayoquot and Barkley Sounds, including seaweeds, invertebrates, and marine mammals (and more!) as well as local oceanographic conditions. The sessions will alternate their regional focus between Ucluelet and Tofino on a weekly rotation (regional focus noted alongside dates listed below).
Small Town, Big Picture is a suggested prerequisite for this course.
Location: Zoom Meeting (Register to receive the meeting link, allow a few minutes for the link to arrive in your inbox).
Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dates: May 8 Tofino, May 15 Ucluelet, May 22 Tofino, May 29 Ucluelet, June 5 Tofino, June 12 Ucluelet
The West Coast Ambassador Program is a joint initiative of the Raincoast Education Society, the Tofino-Long Beach Chamber of Commerce, Ucluelet Chamber of Commerce, Tourism Ucluelet and Tourism Tofino. The Raincoast Education Society is responsible for course curriculum, registration, and program delivery.
Photo by Dane Stabel, Capturing the Coast submission.