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Chemistry, Art, & Two Guys from Wisconsin

Posted by on Feb 5, 2010 in Building, Shoutouts | 3 comments

In researching various floor coatings, we considered a variety of products.  We looked at the “do it yourself” versions of...

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Sealing the floor

Posted by on Feb 3, 2010 in Building | 2 comments

One of the critical aspects of a marine animal hospital is providing an easily cleaned, sanitary environment.  To that end, as we proceed...

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Turtles and now dolphins highlight the need for the National Marine Life Center

Posted by on Dec 14, 2009 in Building | 0 comments

Over the past several weeks, Cape Cod has been inundated by stranded, cold-stunned sea turtles in what is being described as one of the...

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We need YOU to help Open Our Doors!

Posted by on Dec 3, 2009 in Building | 1 comment

Exactly two years ago, the National Marine Life Center had a crisis situation. The roof over our rehabilitation facility began to collapse...

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Roll-up Door

Posted by on Nov 16, 2009 in Building | 0 comments

The “working door” of our new hospital was installed today – a roll-up door at the rear of the building through which...

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Turtle Ward Walls

Posted by on Nov 13, 2009 in Building | 0 comments

This week the crew from Target Construction has been busy erecting walls around NMLC’s new sea turtle ward.  The walls are made of a...

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It Takes a Village

Posted by on Nov 10, 2009 in Building, Shoutouts | 1 comment

No sooner had we offloaded the 10,000-pound generator when another flatbed truck came rumbling into our lot.  This one had three brand new...

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Lessons from the Ancients

Posted by on Nov 10, 2009 in Building | 3 comments

Today, we received another wonderful donation from the Marine Biological Laboratory – a 390 KVA standby generator!  A bright...

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Extech Doors

Posted by on Nov 5, 2009 in Building | 1 comment

The final components of our Extech facade were the doors.  Specially designed for NMLC, each door is twelve feet high, six feet wide, and...

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Extech Installation – Day 5

Posted by on Oct 30, 2009 in Building | 0 comments

The last nine Extech panels were installed today, and the front facade is nearly complete!  Work continued with adding a frame around the...

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