The wish list below represents items that factor into program fees. With your generous donation, MCERC will be able to purchase this gear and keep program and activity fees within reach of people interested in becoming active participants in marine and coastal ecology conservation programs.

  • Scholarship funding for marine biology students

  • Research vessel: goal is for a 33’ Panga boat with a bimini top and two outboard Yamaha 150 motors or similar small vessel fit for research

  • Vessel safety gear- including the following

  • Life jackets – Mustang working collars and type 1 vests

  • Signal beacon

  • GPS unit for vessel

  • Depth finder

  • Advanced First aid kit

  • Fire extinguishers

  • Throwable flotation devices

  • Marine radio

  • Boat trailer

  • Rain gear for students and interns

  • DSLR camera gear for teaching

  • underwater housing for DSLR camera with dome

  • tablets for viewing photography in the field

  • Snorkeling gear

  • handheld GPS units (marine) for data collection

  • Funding for boat, vehicle, and plane fuel

  • computers with large screens for comparison of images and acoustic data analysis

  • underwater video camera with housing