Entries by Northwest Aquatic and Marine Educators

2021 Keynote Speakers

Tim Masso Tim Masso is an accomplished public speaker in English and Nuu-chah-nulth—something few can say. At 18, he stands tall in his fourth year of an undergraduate degree program at the University of Victoria, focused on the revitalization and learning of Indigenous languages. As a young Tla-o-qui-aht boy, Tim was never willing to bend […]

2021 Scholarships

Limited scholarship awards are available to NAME members in need of financial assistance to attend the 2021 virtual conference, so please purchase or renew your membership before submitting a scholarship application.  NAME offers several membership types, including a reduced rate for students, seniors and anyone with limited income. Once you have submitted your application, you […]

Virtual NAME Auction

The annual NAME auction is one of the highlights of the conference…a chance to have fun, bid on unique aquatic-themed items donated by NAME members and local businesses, and raise money for our mini-grant and scholarship fund! All of the funds raised at our annual silent and live auction go to support educators with scholarships […]

Virtual SeaFaire

SeaFaire is a marketplace of ‘ideas’ where individuals, agencies, organizations and vendors can share educational programs, equipment, curricula, and other materials appropriate for marine and aquatic educators. SeaFaire will be virtual this year. Through our Whova virtual platform there will be different opportunities for you connect with conference attendees, share your programs, and provide online resources. […]

2021 Registration Information

Register Now! Registration Options Full Conference Registration, Member—includes all virtual conference sessions from August 17-20, 2021. Available to current NAME members. Registration does not include NAME membership renewal, so please add your membership renewal during registration, if desired. Registration includes the opportunity to add a one-year membership to CaNOE. Full Conference Registration, Non-Member—includes all virtual conference […]

Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning

Guest Blog by Woody Moses, NAME Washington Co-Director For millennia, people have gathered food from the shores of the Salish Sea. Unfortunately, these meals can sometimes lead to serious health issues, or even death. Consequently, whenever Giovannina and I collect filter-feeding bivalves from Washington coastal waters (clams, oysters, mussels, etc.), we always check “The Map.” […]

2020 Virtual AGM and Social

Please join us for our NAME Virtual AGM and Social on Thursday, August 20, 2020 5:00-6:00 pm PDT. We will start with a short business meeting from 5:00 to 5:30, during which we will share what NAME has been up to over the past year and what we’ve got planned for the next one. We […]