Great Annual Fish Count Events

2008
Jul 19

6th Annual New England Aquarium Dive Club GAFC Event

Event Type: Dives
Region: Northeast

This 6th annual event takes place at Stage Fort Park, Gloucester, MA and Nubble Light in York, ME.

The celebration will be centered around Cape Ann, along with dives at Nubble Light. There will be a picnic, free raffles and door prizes. Every survey form submitted after each dive will count as an entry into the raffles for each diver.

Registration Instructions:
For information, please contact: Bob Michelson, Event Coordinator Phone: 781-8948-8870 or Email: pbm.inc@verizon.net
2008
Jul 19

Greater LA Council of Divers GAFC Dive Event

Event Type: Dives
Region: Pacific Coast (PAC)

The Greater LA Council of Divers is holding its Annual Fish ID survey dive at Malaga Cove with the Dive N'Surf Dive Team on July 19.

Registration Instructions:
For more information, please contact Dive N'Surf at 310-372-8423
2008
Jul 18
7:00am

Charleston Scuba GAFC Dive Event

Event Type: Dives
Region: Florida / Gulf of Mexico

Join Charleston Scuba Friday, July 18 at 7am for a Great Annual Fish Count Fish ID Dive! The two dive sites include Y73 Wreck (80-100 feet) and Gardens Reef (90 feet). Participants who attended the previous day's Fish ID seminar will receive $10 off the charter!

Registration Instructions:
Meet at Charleston Scuba at 7am
2008
Jul 17
7:00pm

GAFC Charleston Scuba Fish ID Seminar

Event Type: Seminars
Region: Florida / Gulf of Mexico

Join Charleston Scuba Thursday, July 17th and 7pm for Fish ID Seminar with guest speaker, James Brooke, a REEF Advanced Assessment Team. Participants in the Fish ID Seminar will receive $10 off Friday's Charter.

2008
Jul 12
7:30am

Silicon Valley FIsh ID GAFC Dive

Event Type: Dives
Region: Pacific Coast (PAC)

The Dive Club of Silicon Valley is sponsoring a Fish ID Dive on Saturday, July 12 beginning at 7:30 am at Lovers Point Beach, Pacific Grove. A BBQ will start at noon.

Registration Instructions:
Please Contact Kari Larson at larsonk@pacbell.net for further information.
2008
Jul 12

Dive Club of Silicon Valley Fish ID Survey Event

Event Type: Dives
Region: Pacific Coast (PAC)

The Dive Club of Silicon Valley at Diver Dans, Santa Clara, CA is hosting a Fish ID Survey Event on July 12 at noon at Lovers Point, Pacific Grove. A BBQ is sponsored by the Dive Club.

For more information, please contact:

Kari Larson

408-733-4510

larsonk@pacbell.net

2008
Jul 4
2:57am

Jupiter Drift Divers Dive Club GAFC Event

Event Type: Dives
Region: Florida / Gulf of Mexico

Join the Jupiter Drift Divers Dive Club Friday, July 4 at the Blue Heron Bridge in Palm Beach County, FL for a GAFC Survey Dive!

2008
Jul 1
7:00pm

Silicon Valley Fish ID Seminar

Event Type: Seminars
Region: Pacific Coast (PAC)

A Basic Fish ID Seminar presented by PADI IDC Staff Instructor Mike Davis will be held Tuesday, July 1 at 7:00pm at Diver Dan's in Santa Clara, CA. The seminar is offered by the Dive Club of Silicon Valley.

Registration Instructions:
Please contact Kari Larson at larsonk@pacbell.net for further information.
2008
Jul 1
5:36am

Inland marine waters of Washington and British Columbia GAFC Photography Contest

Event Type: Dives
Region: Pacific Coast (PAC)

This July the SeaDoc Society is sponsoring an amateur underwater photography contest for the inland marine waters of Washington and British Columbia, an area often called the Salish Sea. The contest will be coupled with the Reef Environmental Education Foundation’s (REEF) Great Annual Fish Count and entry is free. Any diver who conducts and submits a REEF survey during the month of July will be eligible to submit one photograph taken during that survey. The number of entries per photographer is only limited by the number of REEF surveys conducted – conduct 10 surveys, submit 10 images. Photo categories will be linked to REEF fish and invertebrate groupings and will include divisions such as best rockfish, best sculpin, best echinoderm, best crustacean, most surveyed species in one photo and best picture of a diver conducting a REEF survey. All entrants will receive a Northwestern Seashore Life pocket field guide as well as a SeaDoc Society sticker. The winner of each category will get a SeaDoc Society hat and aluminum water bottle.

Registration Instructions:
For more information, please visit: http://www.seadocsociety.org/photo-contest
2008
Jun 30
7:00pm

Silicon Valley GAFC Marine Invertebrate ID Seminar

Event Type: Seminars
Region: Pacific Coast (PAC)

NOAA scientist Dr. Steve Lonhart will be presenting a Marine Invertebrate ID Seminar on Monday, June 30 at 7:00pm. The seminar is offered by the Dive Club of Silicon Valley at Diver Dan's in Santa Clara, CA.

Registration Instructions:
Please contact Kari Larson at larsonk@pacbell.net for further information.
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