Monitoring Program & Experiential Training for Students(LiMPETS)
A program for volunteer groups to monitor the rocky intertidal, sandy shore and
offshore areas of five west coast National Marine Sanctuaries.
Education for Resource Issues Threatening Oceans(MERITO)
A program for diverse citizens to increase their understanding of ocean-related
threats so they can actively contribute to ocean preservation.
Watershed Education and Training Program (B-WET)
A grant program providing funding for environmental education for students, teachers,
and communities throughout the Monterey Bay watershed.
Scientific experts discuss the latest sanctuary research and monitoring findings
at this annual event.
in underwater robotics? Check out the annual Monterey Bay Regional
ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle) contest for middle and high schools
National Ocean Sciences Bowl
A national competition for high schools on topics related to the study
of the oceans. The Otter Bowl is held annually in Monterey.
Teacher at Sea
first-hand experience of science at sea as a teacher aboard one of NOAA's
A youth-oriented marine science education program offering residential
and day camp sessions for children ages 8-13 along the shores of the
Monterey National Marine Sanctuary.
Sanctuary Events and Programs