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  New Sanctuary Advisory Council Recruitment
The Sanctuary Advisory Council is recruiting for At Large (Alternate); Conservation (two Alternates); Maritime Heritage (Primary Member); Maritime Heritage (Alternate Member); and Mobile Gear Commercial Fishing (Alternate). Deadline to apply is 30 September 2014. Please click here for the Recruitment Application. The Federal Register Notice can be viewed here.External Website

  43rd Sanctuary Advisory Council Meeting
The 43rd Sanctuary Advisory Council Meeting will be held on Thursday, October 23rd, at the Plymouth Yacht Club in Plymouth MA, 9:30 am to 2:30 pm. Click here to view the Agenda.

  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.External Website

  2014 Marine Art Contest Winners Announced
Winners and honorable mention selections for the annual Marine Art Contest for grades K-12 were announced by the Massachusetts Marine Educators and the sanctuary. Click here for the press release. Winning art can be viewed here.
Sister Sanctuary Program    
For the first time, international marine sanctuaries are joining together to protect a migratory marine mammal species – the humpback whale – on both ends of its range.
 
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Whale Alert App

Whale Alert app to aid mariners and protect right whales

Whale Sense

WHALE SENSE is a program for responsible whale-watching from Maine to Virginia. External Website

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Stellwagen Bank was named one of the world’s Top 10 Whale Watching Sites according to USA Today.

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July - August 2014 Issue
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This issue includes:
Whaleship Celebrates Whales in Sanctuary
Whale Day at Fenway Park
Jean-Michel Cousteau Speaks at Faneuil Hall
Center of Excellence Announced
Rare Anemone Found in Sanctuary
South Polar Skua Spotted by S4 Volunteers

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