Great Annual Fish Count Events

2014
Jul 22

CAL GAFC: Basic Fish ID Seminar

Event Type: Seminars
Region: Pacific Coast (PAC: California - Alaska)

Basic Fish ID Seminar, Tuesday, July 22, 7:30pm offered by the Dive Club of Silicon Valley meeting at Round Table Pizza 1220 Oakmead Parkway, Sunnyvale, CA, presented by PADI IDC Staff Instructor Mike Davis.   To Signup Contact: Mike <Mike@kamtime.com>.

Registration Instructions:
Mike@kamtime.com
2014
Jul 20

NE GAFC: Survey Dive, Deer Island

Event Type: Dives
Region: Northeast

Mike Murphy will be hosting at Deer Island; July 20th LT @ 13:12. (TR = 17 Feet)

These dives are appropriate for advanced divers who have experience with these dives.

Contact info: michaeljmurphy17@gmail.com

Please have your picture taken about 11:00 while you gear up.

 Early Drift at 11:13

Point Dive at 13:12

Cam Cat at 13:12

Long Drift at 14:00

 

Registration Instructions:
michaeljmurphy17@gmail.com
2014
Jul 16

NE GAFC Fish ID class - NEADC

Event Type: Seminars
Region: Northeast

 

There will be a New England fish ID course at our general meeting on July 16th.  The meeting is open to everyone, more info at http://www.neadc.org

You are also invited to the club's Great Annual Fish Count event:

Date of event: July 26th, 2013 Location: Stage Fort Park, Gloucester, MA Register by visiting http://www.neadc.org/gafc/ This will be the 13th year for the event, which is consistently the largest single-day fish count in the country!  Dives will be conducted all over New England in the morning, then divers will meet at Stage Fort Park for a BBQ, raffle prizes and to tally the survey numbers. 

 

Registration Instructions:
Register by visiting http://www.neadc.org/gafc/
2014
Jul 13

GAFC: Survey Dive and Cookout Fort Lauderdale

Event Type: Dives
Region: Florida / Gulf of Mexico

Sunday, July 13th: GAFC Kick-off – Meet at Gold Coast Scuba at 8 am.  Divers will go out on their own in buddy groups all along the Lauderdale by the Sea reef line and conduct their own surveys.  All divers are welcome to attend, including those who are already REEF fish surveyors.  After the morning dives, meet at 12 pm for a cook-out at the Windjammer Resort.  Divers will provide their own tanks, dive gear and survey paper. (Available at shop).  Student divers get a shop discount.

This event linked with these events:

Thursday, July 10th:  Free TWA Fish ID class, approx time 2 hours.  Open to public.  Start time 6 pm.  Divers will have option to sign-up for PADI Project Aware Fish ID specialty (cost of the course is not included)

Survey divers will continue to conduct fish surveys at Lauderdale by the Sea for the entire month of July.  Results will be summarized and presented during the Lauderdale by the Sea “Bug Fest” Fish ID presentation at the end of the month.  

How to sign up: Contact Gold Coast Scuba: 954-616-5909, http://www.meetup.com/goldcoastscuba/

Registration Instructions:
Contact Gold Coast Scuba: 954-616-5909, http://www.meetup.com/goldcoastscuba/
2014
Jul 12

NE GAFC: Survey Dive Carrying Cove

Event Type: Dives
Region: Northeast

Lori-Beth is hosting at Carrying Cove; July 12th HT @ 12:13.

This location is suitable for beginning divers.

Contact info: loribeth_armstrong@rogers.com

Let's say first dive at 10 am.

Barbeque and beach clean up to follow.

 

Registration Instructions:
loribeth_armstrong@rogers.com
2014
Jul 12

PNW GAFC: Fun Fish Survey Dives - Washington

Event Type: Dives
Region: Pacific Coast (PAC: California - Alaska)

FUN FISH Survey Dives

Whether or not you took our earlier class (see Wednesday July 9th) take your new knowledge of PNW fishes and join us for survey/ fun dives to be held on July 12th in the Hoodsport area of the Hood Canal in Washington.  REEF Underwater survey paper and Slates will be available at Sund Rock dive site in Hoodsport, Washington at 9 am. Fish ID Reference books and resources will be available at Sund Rock Dive site. Note: There is a fee for diving at the Sund Rock site, stop at Hoodsport and Dive to register and obtain a permit and directions to the dive site.Anyone can participate; (and attendance at the ID class is not required to participate in the dives). Or snorkel if you choose. Contact Carol Cline at cccline@hotmail.com for further information and with any questions. Please RSVP or send an email if you plan to attend either event. Camping and hotels are available in the area. Interested in also earning a Padi Fish ID or Underwater Naturalist Specialty  ????? Contact Carol Cline at cccline@hotmail.com or Mark Fischer at mark@hydrosports.comHydrosports Dive and Travel 503-304-5383 for further information on how to register and sign up for the Padi Specialties. For Further information: Carol/ Gregg Cline 503-391-5969 or cell 503-851-3538

Registration Instructions:
Contact Carol Cline at cccline@hotmail.com for further information and with any questions. Please RSVP or send an email if you plan to attend either event.
2014
Jul 10

TWA GAFC: Fort Lauderdale Fish ID class

Event Type: Seminars
Region: Florida / Gulf of Mexico

Thursday, July 10th:  Free TWA Fish ID class, approx time 2 hours.  Open to public.  Start time 6 pm.  Divers will have option to sign-up for PADI Project Aware Fish ID specialty (cost of the course is not included)

Sunday, July 13th: GAFC Kick-off – Meet at Gold Coast Scuba at 8 am.  Divers will go out on their own in buddy groups all along the Lauderdale by the Sea reef line and conduct their own surveys.  All divers are welcome to attend, including those who are already REEF fish surveyors.  After the morning dives, meet at 12 pm for a cook-out at the Windjammer Resort.  Divers will provide their own tanks, dive gear and survey paper. (Available at shop).  Student divers get a shop discount.

Survey divers will continue to conduct fish surveys at Lauderdale by the Sea for the entire month of July.  Results will be summarized and presented during the Lauderdale by the Sea “Bug Fest” Fish ID presentation at the end of the month.  

 

How to sign up: Contact Gold Coast Scuba: 954-616-5909, http://www.meetup.com/goldcoastscuba/

Registration Instructions:
Contact Gold Coast Scuba: 954-616-5909, http://www.meetup.com/goldcoastscuba/
2014
Jul 9

PNW GAFC: Fish ID Class Oregon

Event Type: Seminars
Region: Pacific Coast (PAC: California - Alaska)

Fish Identification Class to be held Wednesday evening July 9th from 6 pm to 9pm at Hydrosports Dive and Travel ; located at 3846 River Road North Keizer, Oregon. The Fish Id class is free of charge and will introduce the basics of fish identification and the 40 most common fish encountered in the Pacific North West. ID Class will be taught by Carol and Gregg Cline,  Expert Fish Surveyors who are both part of the REEF Advanced Assessment Team for the PNW.

 

Come  join us and participate in the 2014 Great Annual Fish Count. Hydrosports  Dive and Travel, a REEF Field Station will host two activities as part of the annual events held during the month of July. The Great Annual Fish Count Activities are held each year to introduce divers and snorkelers to fish watching , becoming citizen scientists and to increase awareness and appreciation of our marine resources.

 

 FUN FISH Survey DivesThen, take your new knowledge of PNW fishes and join us for survey/ fun dives to be held on July 12th in the Hoodsport area of the Hood Canal in Washington.  REEF Underwater survey paper and Slates will be available at Sund Rock dive site in Hoodsport, Washington at 9 am. Fish ID Reference books and resources will be available at Sund Rock Dive site. Note: There is a fee for diving at the Sund Rock site, stop at Hoodsport and Dive to register and obtain a permit and directions to the dive site.Anyone can participate; (and attendance at the ID class is not required to participate in the dives). Or snorkel if you choose. Contact Carol Cline at cccline@hotmail.com for further information and with any questions. Please RSVP or send an email if you plan to attend either event. Camping and hotels are available in the area. Interested in also earning a Padi Fish ID or Underwater Naturalist Specialty  ????? Contact Carol Cline at cccline@hotmail.com or Mark Fischer at mark@hydrosports.comHydrosports Dive and Travel 503-304-5383 for further information on how to register and sign up for the Padi Specialties. For Further information: Carol/ Gregg Cline 503-391-5969 or cell 503-851-3538

Registration Instructions:
Contact Carol Cline at cccline@hotmail.com for further information and with any questions. Please RSVP or send an email if you plan to attend either event.
2014
Jul 3

GAFC NE: Fish ID Class New Brunswick

Event Type: Seminars
Region: Northeast

 

Free Fish ID Seminar to be held at The Dive Shack, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada

Thursday, July 3rd. Time is 6:30 pm, approximate length of presentation is 30 minutes.

Registration Instructions:
michaeljmurphy17@gmail.com
2014
Jul 2

CAL GAFC: Basic Fish ID Seminar

Event Type: Seminars
Region: Pacific Coast (PAC: California - Alaska)

Basic Fish ID Seminar, Wednesday, July 2, 7:30pm offered by the Dive Club of Silicon Valley meeting at Round Table Pizza 1220 Oakmead Parkway, Sunnyvale, CA, presented by PADI IDC Staff Instructor Mike Davis. To Signup Contact: Mike <Mike@kamtime.com>.

Registration Instructions:
Mike@kamtime.com
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