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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 JFK Federal Building in Boston's Government Center through the end of October. Click here for the complete 2013-2014 exhibit schedule.

View the press release here. To go to our Great Shearwater Tagging Research Page, click here.

Fathom a wide range of stories about the sanctuary’s history, resources, research and resource conservation through this new education/outreach program from the sanctuary and Stellwagen Alive. Fathom That! uses aurdio messages accessed via cell phone or landline, signage and a mobie website. Click here for more information.

The 40th Sanctuary Advisory Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 5th, at the Plymouth Yacht Club, Plymouth MA, 9:30 am to 3:00 pm.

The 38th Sanctuary Advisory Council will meet on Tuesday, March 5th, 2013 at the Holiday Inn in Rockland, MA. Click here for the Agenda.

The 2013 Marine Art Contest for students in grades K-12 is now underway. Click here for a copy of the contest brochure.

Marine Art Show Tours Region
Winning art from the 2012 MME Marine Art Contest is now at the J.F.K. Federal Building in Boston’s Government Center. The show will move to the Salem National Historic Site Visitor Center in March. Click here to view winners and honorable mentions from 2012

Marine Art Calendar Available
Click here for a downloadable calendar featuring art from the 2012 MME Marine Art contest. For a lower resolution version of the calendar, click here.

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