Sanctuary Advisory Council
Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary is recruiting for the following seats on its Advisory Council: At-Large (primary member); Business Industry (primary member); Diving (primary member); Diving (alternate); Education (2 primary members); Fixed Gear Commercial Fishing (primary member); Fixed Gear Commercial Fishing (alternate); Mobile Gear Commercial Fishing (alternate); Recreational Fishing (alternate); Research (2 alternates).Whale Watch (primary member); and Youth (alternate non-voting). Click here
for an application.
Sanctuary Advisory Council Meeting
The Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary's 45th Advisory Council will meet at the Plymouth Yacht Club on Wednesday October 7th, 9:30am-3:00pm. The public is invited to attend. The agenda will be published in September
Research Coordinator Discusses Whales and Sand Lance
Sanctuary Research Coordinator, Dr. David Wiley discusses whales and sand lance in the Sanctuary with CBS. Click here
to watch the segment.
Download New 2015 Marine Art Calendar;
2015 Marine Art Contest Underway Announced
A 2015 Marine Art Calendar featuring winning art from the 2014 Massachusetts Marine Educators annual marine art contest is now available for downloading. Click here
for the 15.8MB version; click here
for the 4.1MB version. The 2015 art contest for students in grades K-12 is now underway with a deadline of May 1, 2015. The Theme is "Amazing Ocean Creatures of Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary." Click here
for a brochure with rules and entry information. Deadline is May 1, 2015.