Marine Watchdogs

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Marine Watchdogs

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(805) 458-4606
Managing Director: Dave Dahl


We are people who care deeply about the ocean and the food products that come from it. We want to help preserve the ocean for future generations.

Begin to Build a Relationship

We know you care about where your money goes and how it is used. Connect with this organization’s leadership in order to begin to build this important relationship. Your email will be sent directly to this organization’s director of development and/or Executive Director.

Your Donations Can Help Clean Up and Save Our Oceans

Sponsor crucial marine research, education, and cleanup actions:

$100 – Funds a classroom learning game set 

$500 – Funds a beach cleanup event

$1,100 – Funds a mini-submarine trash-finder drone

$1,500 – Funds an interactive learning display

$4,000 – Funds complete test battery to detect heavy metals, radiation, and agri-chemicals tests 

$10,000 – Funds a Pacific plankton study

$15,000 – Funds the pilot production of a “truly recyclable aluminum water can”

Becoming a Marine Watchdog Member (everyone is welcome to join): Priceless!

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