PADI Naturalist Specialty plus REEF ID Course
“The Roving Diver: Learning, Identifying, Surveying life in the Pacific Northwest” Learning, Identifying, Surveying life in the Pacific Northwest
Special PADI Naturalist and REEF ID Program with Amy Liebenburg and Mike Delaney!
Join Amy Liebenberg and Mike Delaney at Ocean Quest in a comprehensive program that will teach you how to identify anything underwater! Engage in the citizen science
project, REEF, earn a certification, and have a great time deepening your understanding of our local flora and fauna. The more you understand, the more you see!
This program will include the option of taking the PADI Underwater Naturalist or the REEF ID programs as stand alone courses, or, you can take both and gain more knowledge plus get a package price!
PADI Naturalist Specialty – 1 x Class Session & 2 x Open Water Dives
Take the PADI Underwater Naturalist Specialty course and you’ll see new things, even on the most familiar scuba diving sites. Why? Because when know more about symbioses, underwater ecology, and aquatic plant and animal habitats, you notice behaviors and see creatures you may have previously missed. Learn more about the local ecosystem and take a closer look on your next scuba diving adventure.
REEF ID Program – 2 x Class Sessions & 2 x Open Water Dives
Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF) is an international marine conservation organization that implements hands-on programs to involve local communities in conservation-focused activities. REEF was founded in 1990 and is based in Key Largo, Florida, with remote staff in Illinois, California, and Washington. Its mission is to protect biodiversity and ocean life by actively engaging and inspiring the public through citizen science, education, and partnerships with the scientific community.
REEF’s work focuses on four main projects: the Volunteer Fish Survey Project, the Grouper Moon Project, the Invasive Species Program, and the Explorers Education Program. Visit the program pages in the menu above for more information on each.
– REEF I.D. survey Kit
PADI Naturalist Specialty Schedule
Wednesday, January 13 - 6:00 pm - Theory via Zoom
Sunday, January 17 - Ocean Dives 1 and 2
REEF Fish ID Course Schedule
Wednesday, January 20 - 6:00 pm - Theory via Zoom
Wednesday, January 27 - Theory via Zoom
Sunday, January 31 - Ocean Dives 1 and 2