Category: Event News

Spectacle of Trees – Win a Tree and $14.5K Worth of Gifts!


“Shining Stars and Sparkling Seas,” there’s something for everyone under NMLC’s tree! Donate $10 for a chance to win this beautifully decorated tree and over $14,500 worth of gifts! This holiday tree is adorned with glass ornaments and sea themed animals in brilliant blues and greens, reminiscent of soothing ocean breezes. It includes gifts both […]

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New Volunteer Orientation: December 1st, 2018


The National Marine Life Center functions with a great deal of support from our amazing volunteers. Whether it is helping to file paperwork in the office, answering phones when they ring, educating the public about marine animals and rehabilitation, or working with the rehabilitation patients themselves, our volunteers are there! We could not function as […]

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Spooky Splash Open House


Join us for our October Open House! It’s that spoooooky time of year again…. Amongst the ghosts and goblins, the first sea turtles of the year are starting to strand, cold-stunned. You can learn more about marine animals, strandings, and spooky ocean animals at Spooky Splash, our Halloween Open House! WHAT: Spooky Splash Open House […]

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Win Winnie!


Winnicut is a female harbor seal weanling that stranded earlier this year, on January 12, in Hampton, New Hampshire. Suffering from respiratory distress and a parasitic infection, she nevertheless had a fighting spirit that quickly captured our hearts. Three months and hours of care later, we were excited to release Winnie back into the wild. […]

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Football for Flippers Auction Rules


The rules for the Football for Flippers Ticket and Tour Auction are as follows: Starting at 2:00pm on August 10th, the auction will run for 96 hours only. The comment with the highest bid posted before 2:00pm on Tuesday, August 14th will be declared the winner. This means that any comments timestamped at 2:00pm and […]

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Meet our Summer 2018 interns! National Intern Day

Animal Care

            Name: Gabriella N Hometown: Rochester, NY School: Roger Williams University (Graduated 2018) Major: Marine Biology Bio: At the age of 10, Gabriella fell in love with the ocean while she was on vacation with her family in Bar Harbor, Maine. Ever since, Gabriella has always known she wanted a […]

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World Oceans Day at New England Aquarium


Every year, on June 8th, the world celebrates World Oceans Day by taking into consideration the impact of our actions on the health of the ocean, and to help raise overall awareness of the negative effects that humanity has had on the ocean to this point. At the National Marine Life Center, we aim to […]

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

Cape Cargo

Trips, sports experiences, epicurean delights…. There’s something for everyone From Sea to Shining Sea under the National Marine Life Center’s tree. And, for just $10, you can purchase a chance to win the tree and all its gifts! “Tree Buck” Chance to Win $10 Join the National Marine Life Center and 15 other non-profits for […]

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Alternative Gift Market Makes a Difference for the Holidays!

Alternative Gift Market

Join the National Marine Life Center and other area non-profit organizations for the 2017 Barnstable Alternative Gift Market! This is a unique two-day shopping experience where you can meet with a variety of not-for-profit organizations and make donations in honor of someone as a gift. These non-profits provide a variety of services, including healthcare, wildlife […]

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Final Release of 2017 Pup Season: Giseal and Leo!

giseal bundchen

Giseal Bundchen and Sealonardo DiCaprio Released Here at the National Marine Life Center, we rehabilitate and release stranded marine mammals and sea turtles in order to advance science and education in marine wildlife health and conservation. During the summer, we often receive several harbor seal pups, who were abandoned by their mothers and are unable […]

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