They are not scientists but have a voice in how we use natural resources. Like most global warming advocates..
Coastkeeper volunteers aren’t water police — in fact, the strict arrangement the organization has with the Department of Fish and Game is to observe and record coastal activity without interacting.
“Enforcement is not our job,” Hunt said. “We’re just here to gather information and give it to Fish and Game, which uses our data to help determine how they can best use their own limited resources: Should they put up a ‘no fishing’ sign in a certain area? Should they implement a public outreach and education program? Should they cite people for doing things in the wrong areas? They use our information to make those types of decisions.”