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The Two Different Kinds of Whales in the World: Toothed Whales vs. Baleen Whales

Posted by on Sep 1, 2017 in Featured | 0 comments

There are about 86 species of whales, dolphins, and porpoises in the world’s oceans, and they are divided into two distinct groups:...

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Strandings: Harbor Seals vs. Grey Seals

Posted by on Aug 16, 2017 in Animals, Featured | 0 comments

With Harbor Seal pup season in full swing at the National Marine Life Center, many visitors have been curious about why seals strand....

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The Importance of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972

Posted by on Jul 27, 2017 in Featured | 0 comments

Enacted by Congress in October of 1972, the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) is extremely important for the conservation of many marine...

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Meet Sealbert, Seally, and Giseale!

Posted by on Jul 14, 2017 in Featured | 4 comments

On June 6, 2017, the National Marine Life Center welcomed two new harbor seal pups, bringing us to ten seals!  Continuing our Sealebrity...

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NMLC Co-op Reflection – Amy

Posted by on Jul 7, 2017 in Featured | 1 comment

Picture this: you’re sitting at your desk in your dorm room completing your pile of homework with your roommate next to you when you...

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Join Us for the Tenth Annual Mermaid Ball

Posted by on Jun 26, 2017 in Event News, Featured | 0 comments

It is that time of year again! For the past ten years our wonderful staff and volunteers have planned and organized the Mermaid Ball. Along...

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Meet Jane Goodseal and Johnny Appleseal!

Posted by on Jun 7, 2017 in Animals, Featured | 0 comments

Harbor pup season has officially started here at NMLC. We expect to take in nearly a dozen pups which will bring our hospital to maximum...

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Discover Marine Life This Summer!

Posted by on May 11, 2017 in Event News, Featured, Teaching | 1 comment

Back by popular demand – “Discover Marine Life,” the National Marine Life Center’s summer day program. Dive into...

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Congratulations, Feet, Fins, and Flippers 5K Winners!

Posted by on May 10, 2017 in Event News, Featured, Shoutouts | 0 comments

After a week of rain, Sunday of the 2017 Feet, Fins, and Flippers 5K dawned sunny and bright. A hearty Cape Cod Canal wind swirled around...

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Thank You, Feet, Fins, & Flippers 5K Sponsors!

Posted by on May 10, 2017 in Featured, Shoutouts | 0 comments

Thanks to our 2017 Feet, Fins, and Flippers 5K Sponsors, this year’s event was a success! Click here to read more about the event,...

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