Tag: Cape Cod Canal

Registration is now OPEN for the 6th annual FEET, FINS, & FLIPPERS 5K!


Registration is now OPEN for the 6th annual FEET, FINS, & FLIPPERS 5K! It’s time to get active! Use your FEET to help our FINNED and FLIPPERED friends! Join runners, walkers, and animal-lovers in a 5K run/walk to raise money for the National Marine Life Center! This is a fun, family oriented, pet-friendly event that […]

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Cape Cod Canal Fest!

Canal Fest

The First Annual Cape Cod Canal Fest, a celebration to benefit the National Marine Life Center, will be held July 4th and July 5th at Buzzards Bay Park. Join us for this exciting new event for the Buzzards Bay community and the marine life that call the area home! Expected Events and Attractions: ~ July […]

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3 Seals are Heading Back to the Wild!


It’s time to celebrate! The National Marine Life Center is releasing three rehabilitated seals tomorrow morning, Friday, September 12, at 10:00 am at Scusset Beach, and the public is invited to observe the release. “Barclay” is a male harbor seal pup that stranded in Maine on May 18, 2014. He was rescued by Marine Mammals […]

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Celebrate Marine Animals & the Cape Cod Canal!

behind the scenes tour

It’s the 100th year anniversary of the Cape Cod Canal! For the past century, the Canal has not only been important to human commerce and transportation, it has also been utilized by a variety of marine animal species. Visit us next week, July 28 – August 2, to learn about the whales, dolphins, seals, turtles, […]

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Meet Rose!

Cape Cod Canal

Meet Rose!Rose is our newest patient here at the NMLC.  Little Rose was found in Star Island, NH.  She was watched and observed for many days to make sure that her mother was not coming back before being rescued and brough to our facility by the Seacoast Science Center.  When Rose first came to the […]

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Marine Life of the Cape Cod Canal: The Right Whale


After a full day volunteering in the hospital, I had the privilege of hearing Lindsay Hirst talk about her passion: the North Atlantic Right Whale. I learned a lot about the life of this endangered whale species. Cape Cod has the right environment for copepods, the favorite food of the Right Whale. It uses its […]

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Book Signing – Cape Cod Canal by Timothy T. Orwig

book signing

Historic New England will sign copies of his new book “Cape Cod Canal.” Copies of the book will be available for sale. Date: Saturday, November 30, 2013 Time: 1 to 4 p.m. Place: 120 Main Street, Buzzards Bay Book Description: For centuries, the shoals and high winds around Cape Cod turned its waters into a ships’ […]

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