Research Coordinator's 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.
Sanctuary Volunteer of the Year Honored
John Galluzzo, education director for the South Shore Natural Science Center, has been named the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Volunteer of the Year for 2013. Click here to read about John's many efforts to raise public awareness about this special marine protected area.
The annual Massachusetts Marine Educators K-12 Marine Art Contest is now underway. Click here
for the rules and an entry form. Deadline is May 2, 2014. Theme is "Amazing Ocean Creatures of Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary."
Winning art from the 2013 K-12 Marine Art Contest can be viewed on the web, in a calendar, or at a traveling exhibit. Click here
to visit our online gallery. Click here
to download a 16-month calendar (Sept 2013-December 2014) showcasing all prize winning art and honorable mentions. Our traveling exhibit of winning art can be viewed at the New Bedford Ocean Explorium through January 1. The exhibit will open at the South Shore Natural Science Center in Norwell, MA on Jan. 7 for a month-long visit. Click here
for the complete 2013-2014 exhibit schedule.
The Sanctuary Advisory Council is recruiting for two primary seats and five alternate seats. Click here
for more information and application.
42nd Sanctuary Advisory Council Meeting
The 42nd Sanctuary Advisory Council meeting will be held on Thursday, May 29th, at NOAA Fisheries GARFO (formerly NERO), 9:30 am to 2:30 pm. Agenda will be forthcoming.