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NMLC Calendars Are Here!

Posted by on Nov 17, 2017 in Animals, Featured | 0 comments

Have you heard the news? We have NMLC calendars now! They feature harbor seal pups and weanlings, grey seals, Kemp’s ridley sea...

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Spectacle of Trees – Win Gifts From Sea to Shining Sea!

Posted by on Nov 16, 2017 in Event News, Featured | 0 comments

Trips, sports experiences, epicurean delights…. There’s something for everyone From Sea to Shining Sea under the National...

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Alternative Gift Market Makes a Difference for the Holidays!

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

Join the National Marine Life Center and other area non-profit organizations for the 2017 Barnstable Alternative Gift Market! This is a...

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Marine Mammal Health & Stranding Response Program

Posted by on Sep 15, 2017 in Animals, Featured | 0 comments

“Why do marine mammals strand?” Marine mammal strandings may occur due to disease, parasite infestation, harmful algal blooms, injuries...

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Patient Update: September 21st

Posted by on Sep 14, 2017 in Animals, Featured | 0 comments

PATIENT UPDATE September 14, 2017          Seals 5             Sea Turtles 2 SEALS SEALonardo DiCaprio–...

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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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