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Volunteer Day at Community Food Share

Volunteer Day at Community Food Share

Ocean First joined up with fellow B Local Colorado businesses for an afternoon of volunteering at Community Food Share. Our group was tasked with sorting through almost 1500lbs of oranges destined for their Feeding Families program.

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Sustainabiity

Ocean First in Fiji - New Years '18/'19

Ocean First in Fiji - New Years '18/'19

On December 30, twelve Ocean First divers disembarked a plane in Nadi Fiji, ready to spend their final days of 2018 and their first days of 2019 on a South Pacific diving adventure. Voli Voli Beach resort is located on Viti Levu, the biggest island of Fiji, best known by divers as “The Soft Coral Capital of the World.” Scott Griesser, Ocean First’s Director of Training, was the man in charge; read on for his trip report:

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Travel

Now a Dive Shop For Turtles

Now a Dive Shop For Turtles

Ocean First is proud to be an official Dive Shop For Turtles, furthering our commitment to protecting our ocean and its inhabitants by supporting conservation efforts and educating divers about the turtle shell trade and other threats to sea turtles.

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Hello 2019!

Hello 2019!

A note about the new year from our Director of Travel, Amy Christopher.

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Travel

January Social: A Plastic Ocean Film Screening

January Social: A Plastic Ocean Film Screening

Described by naturalist, Sr. David Attenborough, as “one of the most important films of our time,” A Plastic Ocean is the documentary that has captivated audiences and incited positive action around the world. Join us for a film screening and a discussion led by Ocean First Institute about the current health status of the ocean and steps we can take to make an impact. Thursday, January 31st at 6:00pm at Ocean First

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Team Ocean Cleanup

Team Ocean Cleanup

Six hundred meters long, five polluted gyres, one ambitious goal - this is The Ocean Cleanup.

By Klara Fejer

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Sustainabiity

TIDES in Grand Cayman

TIDES in Grand Cayman

Ocean First's Mark and Cathy recently returned from Grand Cayman where they helped certify 16 new divers from Kent Denver School. They are now ready to take on a lifetime of underwater adventures!

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Swimmer of the Month

Swimmer of the Month

Congratulations to our Swimmer of the Month, Stella. We asked Stella some questions to get to know her better:

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Swim

Thanksgiving in Belize 2018

Thanksgiving in Belize 2018

Bruce aka Stache recently returned from Turneffe Island Resort in Belize where a group of travelers ditched the turkey and did something a little different for Thanksgiving. 

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Travel

You're Invited: 2018 Customer Appreciation Party

You're Invited: 2018 Customer Appreciation Party

Ocean First would be nothing without the love and support from you, our cherished customers. As our way of saying thank you, we would like to cordially invite you to our 2018 Customer Appreciation Party. Raise a glass, graze on delightful bites, and connect with the local diving community. Thursday, December 13th at 6:30pm.

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Meet the Diver of the Month, Sarah!

Meet the Diver of the Month, Sarah!

Sarah joined the Ocean First family back in January of this year when she completed her Open Water certification.  It is her passion for the sport and the underwater environment and her overall positive attitude that makes this Durango native stand out; we are lucky to have her. We asked Sarah some questions to get to know her better.   

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November Social: Monsters in My Mouth with Julie Byle

November Social: Monsters in My Mouth with Julie Byle

Have you ever wondered what it is like to carry your babies in your mouth? Join us on Thursday, November 15th at 6:30pm for a presentation about mouthbrooding cichlids with fish biologist Julie Byle.

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