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Brie’s Back at the NMLC for Spring Break!

Posted by on Mar 26, 2012 in Shoutouts, Volunteers | 2 comments

Hey NMLC fans – just when you thought you’d finally gotten rid of me – I’m back for a visit! I’ve missed the NMLC so much the...

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Turtle Education in Nebraska!

Posted by on Feb 7, 2012 in Animals, Teaching, Volunteers | 2 comments

Greetings from the Midwest! Last summer I spent an amazing 3 months as one of the National Marine Life Center’s interns working in turtle...

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Seal Stranding Response!

Posted by on Jul 25, 2011 in Animals | 4 comments

Over the past couple of weeks the National Marine Life Center’s staff and interns have been involved with monitoring a number of stranded...

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Sea Turtles! Part 3: Leatherbacks, Loggerheads, and Greens.

Posted by on Jul 25, 2011 in Animals | 4 comments

This blog is intended to be a continuation of my sea turtle series, so for basic information about sea turtle biology and behavior you can...

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Sea Turtles! Part 2: Disease, Predators and Conservation

Posted by on Jul 25, 2011 in Animals | 8 comments

  As you may have read in my previous blog (Sea Turtles Part 1) or in Alexa’s blog (New England Aquarium Adventure), the...

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Sea Turtles! Part 1: General Sea Turtle Biology and Behavior

Posted by on Jul 18, 2011 in Animals | 11 comments

  My ultimate goal for interning at the National Marine Life Center this summer is to get some marine animal care and education...

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What’s the Difference Between Seals and Sea Lions?

Posted by on Jun 27, 2011 in Animals | 15 comments

As part of our summer internship responsibilities, we are required to complete a project that will be useful to the NMLC after...

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Bourne Recycling Center Reopens Better Than Ever!

Posted by on Jun 16, 2011 in Shoutouts | 2 comments

My first weekend in Buzzards Bay, I had the opportunity to become a more educated person by visiting the new and improved Bourne Recycling...

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The Critter Tank and the Nitrogen Cycle

Posted by on Jun 16, 2011 in Animals | 2 comments

At the National Marine Life Center, one of the interns’ responsibilities is taking care of the “critter tank” in the Discovery...

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Monofilament Recycling Program Underway!

Posted by on Jun 6, 2011 in Shoutouts, Teaching, Volunteers | 3 comments

Last week the interns were charged with a new task – emptying the monofilament recycling bins. So far there are two bins in place along...

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