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Marine Debris: Instructor Led

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Understanding the Impact of Marine Debris

Marine debris is a significant environmental concern with far-reaching consequences. It poses a severe threat to the delicate balance of marine ecosystems, endangering the lives of fish, marine mammals, sea turtles, and other marine creatures. Beyond the ecological implications, debris also results in costly delays and repairs for both commercial and recreational boating interests. Additionally, it diminishes the aesthetic quality of recreational shore fronts, impacting tourism, and increases the cost of beach and park maintenance. While industry efforts have made strides in reducing intentionally discarded trash in the Gulf of Mexico, there remains a pressing concern regarding accidental losses from structures and vessels.

The Need for In-Person Training

When it comes to combating the issue, theoretical knowledge alone is not enough. Practical, in-person training is essential to equip individuals with the skills needed to address this environmental challenge effectively. Our course offers the hands-on experience necessary to understand the causes, consequences, and mitigation strategies related to marine debris. In-person training allows participants to engage directly with the subject matter, fostering a deeper appreciation for the importance of marine pollution prevention and cleanup.

Our course covers a wide range of critical topics related to marine debris, including:

Ecological Impacts: Exploring how debris harms marine life and disrupts ecosystems.

Costly Delays and Repairs: Understanding the financial repercussions of debris on commercial and recreational boating activities.

Tourism and Aesthetics: Analyzing how marine pollution affects the tourism industry and the visual appeal of shore fronts.

Maintenance Costs: Examining the increased expenses associated with beach and park maintenance due to marine debris.

Prevention and Mitigation Strategies: Learning practical methods to prevent marine debris and mitigate its impacts.

Be Part of the Marine Debris Solution

By enrolling in our course, you can become an active part of the solution to this pressing environmental issue. Gain the knowledge and skills needed to make a positive impact and contribute to the preservation of marine ecosystems. Join us today to make a difference and safeguard our precious marine environment.

Call us at 877.593.8693 for pricing, to reserve your seat, or for more information about our Marine course.

At the end of this course, you will have 2 attempts to achieve an 80% or above on the final exam to receive your Certificate of Achievement!  Enjoy the course, and please fill out the survey at the end!

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