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Author Topic: Ocean Cove Urchin removal event SAT, MAY 18 - MAY 19 Ocean Cove May 2019  (Read 270 times)

Offline MATT MATTISON

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Ocean Cove Urchin removal event SAT, MAY 18 - MAY 19 Ocean Cove May 2019
dive briefing will be 8am Saturday in the parking lot.  The campground is putting us in a group site so let them know you're with the urchin removal event. If you plan on diving you will need a fishing license, all other volunteers do not

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https://www.facebook.com/events/489512344914205/?active_tab=discussion
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Offline TheKeeneroo

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CHECK OUT THESE STATS!!! I just chatted with Josh Russo (Watermen's Alliance President and founder of these events) yesterday. He gave me the following stats and info:

"We've removed 58 tons of urchin from 5 areas in Sonoma and Mendocino so far. Watermen's Alliance raised 130K last year and had 9 commercial boats working from January to August any day that was diveable. We hosted 6 recreational events so far. next one is May 18-19 at Ocean Cove.  DFW and Reef Check surveys have confirmed a noticeable difference in areas where we've worked.  Divers at our Caspar event were excited to see kelp coming back and healthy abalone."
"The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails." - William Arthur Ward

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I’ll be there

Offline Plesios

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Sweet can't wait! Great stats!!!

Offline JRidley

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Looking forward to this event!

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Offline Shark Slayer

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Are we going to be able to refill dive tanks there.

Offline TheKeeneroo

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I can say with almost certainty, yes! They have had take refills at every event so far.

And if you didn't see it on the facebook group page, The Watermens Alliance (Josh Russo) will be featured on PBS for these events! doing big things! bam!
"The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails." - William Arthur Ward

Eric, Pacific Grove
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DOTY 2018 - 3rd Place
Bring the Ling 2018 - 1st Place (=P)

 

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