Inspiring an Ocean Conservation Ethic

Welcome! Join us in discovering your national marine sanctuary. We offer a wide array of exciting and engaging educational experiences for all ages including exhibits, lectures, workshops, classes, contests, curricula materials, and more.

a child looking at salt the inflatable whale's eye

Meet Salt

A life-sized inflatable whale ambassador named "Salt."

students looking at cards on a table

For Teachers

Seabird Tracking and other K-12 curricular materials for teachers.

drawing of a sundfish and jelly fish

For Students

Marine Art Contest, internships, and other activities for students.

Children explore a mock shipwreck

Family Programs

Whales, turtles, shipwrecks, and other family programs.

man on a dock looking at a stellwagen bank national marine sanctuary exhibit

For Life-Long Learners

Expeditions, webinars, videos, and lectures for life long learners.

people on a boat next to a couple of breaching whales

For Resource Users

Programs for divers, birders, fishers, and other sanctuary resource users.

Join me: respect, protect, enjoy wild sanctuaries

Take the Wildlife Pledge

Take the pledge to Respect, Protect, and Enjoy your #WildSanctuaries! Visit our pledge page to join the movement.