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Woods Hole Intern Adventure!


Here on the Cape, there are many organizations which focus on marine science and other related fields. Woods Hole, MA is a leader in marine research and discoveries with facilities like the Marine Biological Laboratory and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. Today, we took a trip down to Woods Hole to visit the NOAA Woods Hole […]

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Brittany’s Week 5


This week was all about getting the word out there about our Mermaid Ball. Its our biggest fundraising event of the year. This year it is being held at the Willowbend Country Club. All the proceeds are going towards rebuilding our animal hospital. We went out asking for auction donations and sponsorship from local businesses. […]

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Brittany’s Week 2

Bruce Pierce & Vesuvius

We released Teanna this week. We drove to the Mass Audubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary to release her.  We got a tour of the facility and got to go behind the scenes and see Teanna weighed, measured, etc. She was also notched so if she was ever caught we would be able to identify her. […]

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A Bright Future

diamondback terrapin

The past two weeks at the National Marine Life Center have been busy and full of promise. Just as the few days of sun we received were a hint of what the summer has in store, all that has gone on at NMLC recently has shown just how exciting this summer will be as things […]

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Brittany’s Internship Week 1

Cape Wildlife Center

This week was VERY  busy. I started on Monday morning; got the tour of the Discovery center, the hospital and the rest of the building. I met the patients we had at the time, which consisted of Teanna (a Diamondback Terrapin), Catch 22 (a Red-Bellied Cooter) and the 8 Hatchlings that we received through the  […]

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Internship Week One

hatchling release

My first week at the National Marine Life Center has been all that I could hope for. The great group of staff members and volunteers has welcomed me and has already made me feel comfortable at my new internship. In addition to getting to know everyone at NMLC, I have learned a lot about caring […]

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