In coordination with the Sonoma County Health Order, the Bodega Marine Laboratory has suspended visiting hours and public tours until further notice.

Bodega Marine Laboratory and Bodega Marine Reserve are open to research affiliates, see COVID-19 Safety Plan & Operating Procedures.

Aquatic Resources Group

Volunteering with ARG
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 Taking live algae from our green house to feed oysters

Volunteer Opportunities

We handle aquatic marine organism culture needs for resident, visiting, and off-site scientists. We also create, collect for and maintain BML's public education aquaria displays.

Volunteer Opportunities include husbandry of a wide range of marine biota for science and public education.

Volunteer(s) are needed to do the following:

  • Assist with mollusc culture
  • Assist with phytoplankton culture
  • Assist in maintenance of display aquaria
  • Research and public education assistance

For more information contact Karl Menard.