UMaine diving instructor teaches National Park Service staff, Lincoln County News reports

The Lincoln County News reported Christopher Rigaud, University of Maine’s diving operations manager, was one of four instructors at a two-week dive leadership workshop in February at the University of Southern California’s Wrigley Institute for Environmental Sciences. Based at the Darling Marine Center in Walpole, Rigaud conducts diver training, dive support, and operational supervision for all University of Maine System scientific diving operations, according to the article. Offered every two years, the workshop trains National Park Service dive staff to become diving officers and diving examiners. Participants return to their parks throughout the country to supervise diving operations and train other park service divers and park visitors, the article states.