Club Events

Dry Dive (CANCELED)

2020 GAFC (CANCELED)

Tropical Fish Rescue (09/12/2020)

2021 GAFC (07/24/2021)


Upcoming Meetings
For the next few months we are encouraging everyone to practice social distancing and will be holding the general meeting lectures remotely. If you want to watch any of the lectures live, visit our registration page.

April 15, 2020, 6:30 pm.
Michel Labrecque et Julie Ouimet - Arabian Adventures - Exploring Oman
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Discover the amazing underwater realm of the Arabian Sea as we explore the waters of the coast of Oman. Our journey brings us to the Daymaniyat and Hallaniyat Islands, but also to scenic sand dune covered landscapes and desert oasis as we travel the land of Sindbad.

Michel and Julie are both Fellows of the Explorers Club and Associate Members of the Boston Sea Rovers. They have twice been bestowed the honor of carrying the Explorers flag to Clipperton atoll and the findings of their 2 scientific missions to the atoll contributed to the creation of a marine protected area. In 2018 they received the Explorers Club Citation of Merit in recognition of their "exemplary accomplishments in Field Science and Conservation". In 2016, Michel was named a PADI Ambassador and in 2019, Julie was inducted into the Women Divers Hall of Fame.

May 20, 2020, 6:30 pm.
Rhonda Moniz
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June 17, 2020, 6:30 pm.
Amy Gianotti - Invasive species
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General Meetings are normally held the third Wednesday of each month, at the New England Aquarium Conference Center (located on the first floor of the Harbor Garage). Click here for directions

At each general meeting there will be the monthly drawing for a chance to have a hands on aquarium experience.

For directions and more info about all our meetings, visit our Club Meetings Page

Upcoming General Meetings

For the next few months, we are holding our general meeting lectures online. If you want to attend any of them live (same time as the normal meeting times), sign up on our registration page, and we will send you the connection info a few days before the meeting

View our upcoming meeting schedule

View our previous speakers


2020 Great Annual Fish Count

The Board of the New England Aquarium Dive Club has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Great Annual Fish Count Event originally scheduled for Saturday, July 25, 2020 in order to keep all of our participants safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Save the Date for the 2021 Great Annual Fish Count to be held on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at Stage Fort Park, Gloucester, MA.

Thank you to all of our participants and sponsors for your ongoing support. We look forward to seeing you at our event in 2021!

REEF Northeast US & Canada Critterwatchers, REEF Reef Environmental Education Foundation

NEADC's GAFC Page


Stellwagen Bank Sanctuary Management Plan Review begins with public scoping comment period

The release of the 2020 Stellwagen Bank Sanctuary Condition Report marks the beginning of the review and update of the sanctuary's management plan. Public scoping is the first phase in the revision process. The public can comment through April 10, 2020 on the scope of issues and programs to be considered within an updated plan.

A virtual meeting via an online webinar is being planned for later this month.

Individuals who wish to make comments should check the sanctuary's website or sign-up at stellwagen@noaa.gov for sanctuary notices, including information on upcoming online meetings. Additional avenues to submit comments, as announced earlier, still remain, along with a new email option. The public comment period ends April 10, 2020.

Comments can also be made:

Online:
Go to the Federal eRulemaking Portal, www.regulations.gov. Search for docket number NOAA-NOS-2020-0003.

Mail:
NOAA Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary
175 Edward Foster Road
Scituate, MA 02066
Attn: Management Plan Revision

Email:
Individuals may email their comments to sbnmsmanagementplan@noaa.gov. Type "COMMENTS" in the subject line of the email.

You can learn more about sanctuary management and the management plan review process from the sanctuary website.

To view the Condition Report, visit https://stellwagen.noaa.gov/management/condition-report.html. To receive an electronic or printed copy of an illustrated version of the executive summary, email the sanctuary at stellwagen@noaa.gov and indicate which version you are interested in receiving. If asking for a printed copy, please supply your name and full mailing address.


New England Diving Events Calendar

South Shore Neptunes General Meeting (04/07)
SSN Website

MetroWest Diveclub Meeting (04/14)
Vincent Malkoski Hunting regulations for divers
MWDC Website

SECONN Divers General Meeting (04/14)
Speaker: Brian Raymond - Shark Photography
SECONN Divers website

SECONN Divers Swap Meet(04/18)
SECONN Divers website

Dry Dive CANCELED
Join the dive club for a tour of the best dive sites on Cape Ann. We will be driving all over Rockport, Gloucester, and the surrounding areas and point out the highlights of each site, and any tips we have for entrance/exit, or what to look out for.

Along the way, we will be collecting any trash or debris on the beach, and properly dispose of it. We will be doing a cleanup at each stop until we run out of space in the truck for trash.

For more information or to sign up, email: environmental@neadc.org

SECONN Divers River Cleanup(04/25)
SECONN Divers website

MetroWest Diveclub Meeting (05/12)
Speaker: Ryan King - Story of the Eagle 56
MWDC Website

SECONN Divers General Meeting (05/12)
SECONN Divers website

MetroWest Diveclub Meeting (06/09)
Speaker: Mark Potter - Diving the Maldives
MWDC Website

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