Maine’s only seal rehabilitation center suddenly closed without warning, leaving marine rescue groups scrambling to figure out how to help injured and abandoned animals. Follow this link to read more and watch the video of a harbor seal MMoME was able to rescue in the summer of 2014.
The University of New England’s Marine Animal Rehabilitation Center abruptly closes its doors at the beginning of Maine’s busiest seal stranding season. As they permanently close their doors, one last seal release takes place in Biddeford as response organizations scramble to keep up with harbor seal pupping season. Read the full article here.
Marine Mammals of Maine was happy to assist explore.org with a trip out to Seal Island in order to fix their new live seal cam. Check it out! Full access is here: http://www.explore.org/seals seamless
Check out the Downeast Magazine article on marine mammal response in the State of Maine!
Check out the coverage of the Marine Mammals of Maine response to a dead minke whale in Cape Elizabeth! At WGME13 At the Press Herald At WCSH6
MMoME on News 8 tonight, May 8th on the 11 o’clock news. When the stranding response organization at the Maine Department of Marine Resources closes due to funding, Lynda Doughty steps up to fill the void and continue providing help to Maine’s marine mammals. Doughty was able to form Marine Mammals of Maine to take…Continue Reading
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