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Marine Debris (STARS)

Cost: $150 | Age: 12-17 years old

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  • 150 US dollars
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Service Description

This project will look at marine debris on the beaches of the Salish Sea. Students will "adopt a beach" for nine months and complete a marine debris survey twice a month. Student surveys will determine the types of marine debris and the rate of accumulation. ​Students will also discuss and come up with ways to reduce the types of marine debris found during their beach surveys. ​This work is an independent project that can be done on a student's own schedule, aside from the required virtual training and lessons Virtual program launch, Jan. 10, 2023 6:30PM Program summary: STaRS (Student Training as Research Scientists) is a year-long marine science field research training program ending in a culminating project presentation of their research experience. Students choose one of the projects listed below and work independently and as a small group with a project leader throughout the year. ​​Qualifications to enroll: ​Can stay focused and attentive while observing in the field for 2-4 hours Able (or willing to learn!) to speak in public Available for ~30 hours of at home work and ~ 50 hours of field work for the year (4-8 hours per month)​ Commits to the in-person project presentation in January 2024 Ages allowed to enroll vary based on the project (see below) Must be able to access a Discord channel for group communication This project will look at marine debris on the beaches of the Salish Sea. Age: 12-17 years old Location: Any beach in the Salish Sea Independent field work, land-based Project Leader: Elizabeth Drozda Assistant: Amy Eberling ​


Cancellation Policy

In the event of any cancellation, regardless of when the cancellation is initiated, the credit card processing fee will not be refunded (3%). Cancellation Refunds vary by course: Spring, Fall, and Winter Programs: if cancelled 5 days prior to the course, the class fee will be refunded to you, less the credit card processing fee (3%). If cancelled any time after that, there will not be a refund for this course. Summer Programs: Cancellations 91+ days prior to session start date = Refundable less CC processing fees & $150 deposit Cancellations between 61 and 90 days prior to session start date = Refundable less CC processing fees & 50% fee of full tuition Cancellations between 0 and 60 days prior to session start date = non-refundable Exceptions to this policy cannot be made for any reason, including weather or personal emergencies. All cancellations must be submitted in writing and must be received in the above time frames. ____ The Pulse: There are no refunds available for our virtual continuing education program.


Contact Details

(360)-230-8018

info@thesalishseaschool.org

2201 Skyline Way, Anacortes, WA, USA


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