Job Opportunity: Education Coordinator, North Carolina

The North Carolina Research Reserve in Beaufort, NC has an opening for an Education Coordinator, closing May 28. For details visit http://osp.its.state.nc.us/positiondetail.asp?vacancykey=4303-60031593&printit=no

Spring Excursion – Seabird & Whale Tale Trip (SAWT)

Fundraising event for the New England Coastal Wildlife Alliance (NECWA) www.necwa.org
Offshore Excursion To Support Marine Education and Conservation.

Join the New England Coastal Wildlife Alliance (NECWA) for our all day marine excursion to view seabirds, whales, dolphins, basking sharks and ocean sunfish along the Mass coast. Our upcoming Seabird & Whale Tale excursion is scheduled for Sunday, June 13th from 8 am until 4 pm.  NECWA is a volunteer, non-profit organization. All trip proceeds go to support marine wildlife research, education and conservation. Enjoy our guided wildlife commentary by David Clapp (Natural History Services), Jim Sweeney (South Shore Bird Club) and Joanne Jarzobski (Captain John Whale Watching and Fishing Tours). Travel aboard the “Tails of the Sea”, a 110’ luxury commercial whale-watching vessel owned and operated by Captain John Whale Watching and Fishing Tours (www.captjohn.com). Go to www.necwa.org to download the registration form.  Space is limited to ensure lots of viewing room along the rail.  Group rates available.  For more trip information, call Krill at 508-566-0009.  This marine adventure is an annual fundraising event for NECWA and supports marine wildlife education, research and conservation in the New England area.  Assistance provided by Captain John Whale Watching and Fishing Tours, Mass Audubon South Shore Sanctuaries,  South Shore Bird Club, Natural History Services and Bridgewater State College.

NMEA Candidates Include NEOSEC Member

The NMEA slate of candidates have been announced and NEOSEC’s Diana Payne is nominated for President-Elect. The slate and candidate bios for the 2010 election are posted to the NMEA website at www.marine-ed.org.   NMEA members’ ballots will be sent via the U.S. Postal system during the first week of June.

Job Opportunity: Director of Education and Exhibits, Florida

The Florida Oceanographic Society has an opening for Director of Education and Exhibits. For details visit:
http://fos-cc.org/documents/DirectorofEducationandExhibits.pdf

New York State Marine Educators Association (NYSMEA) Website

NYSMEA has launched it’s new Web site: www.nysmea.org Visit for valuable information and links for lesson plans, field trip destinations, scholarships and grants, internships and volunteer opportunities, professional development opportunities, and citizen science activities. Check Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn for daily updates on new posts and marine-related happenings.