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NMLC Beautification Project Under Way

Posted by on Aug 26, 2020 in Building | 1 comment

For twenty-five years, The National Marine Life Center (NMLC) has been part of the Buzzards Bay community.  Its building, previously a...

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Solar for Sea Animals!

Posted by on Apr 30, 2018 in Animals, Building | 0 comments

After a recent Nor’easter, this young gray seal washed up into a roadway. He was found severely dehydrated and malnourished. Local...

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Refurbished Discovery Center to be Unveiled at Annual Meeting

Posted by on May 9, 2017 in Building, Event News | 0 comments

Serving as the public face of the National Marine Life Center, the Marine Animal Discovery Center offers an educational experience about...

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NMLC’s New Pup Room

Posted by on Jul 3, 2015 in Building, Featured, Shoutouts | 0 comments

This season we have taken in more stranded pups than ever before. With all these beautiful babies in our hospital, we soon found that we...

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Thomas C. McGowen Fund For Animals Awards NMLC with Grant Funds

Posted by on Jan 26, 2014 in Animals, Building, Featured, Shoutouts | 0 comments

The National Marine Life Center in honored to report that we will be the recipient of $5,000 in funding from the Thomas C. McGowen Fund for...

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Townsend Shows We’re All Connected!

Posted by on Dec 31, 2013 in Animals, Building, Featured | 0 comments

Townsend shows we’re all connected. Townsend is a juvenile male harbor seal, named after NMLC co-founder Townsend Hornor, that was...

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One Tiny Turtle (Number 31’s Story)

Posted by on Dec 30, 2013 in Animals, Building, Featured | 0 comments

Number 31 needs your help! Number 31 is one of our tiniest sea turtles, yet she’s a fighter. Weighing just over three pounds, this...

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Help Seals Like Francis!

Posted by on Dec 29, 2013 in Animals, Building, Featured | 0 comments

Friends, simply said, we need your help. Sick and injured seals like “Francis” depend on you. They depend on you to keep the lights on...

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Chiller’s Importance: A Memoriam Providing Flexibility in Rehabilitation

Posted by on Jul 23, 2013 in Building, Featured | 2 comments

Over the past few weeks of this summer 2013, the stifling heat wave hitting the Northeast has left its mark. To say the NMLC animal...

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Seal of Approval – NMLC Receives Approval to Rehabilitate Seals

Posted by on Sep 30, 2012 in Animals, Building, Featured | 2 comments

YIPPEE, YAHOO, HOORAY! The National Marine Life Center’s new marine animal hospital is officially open to seal patients!  On Friday...

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