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NY Marine Rescue Center
Our mission is to preserve and protect our marine environment through conservation efforts including education, rehabilitation, and research.
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NY Marine Rescue Center Oct 25
Thank you very much for your article, The Independent Newspaper! All the details you need for our 22nd Annual 5K Run for the Ridley can be found at this link. The race is less than 24 hours away, but you can still...
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NY Marine Rescue Center Sep 18
Look senSEAtional in one of these beautiful, custom designed t-shirts!! 🌊 🐢 When we began this campaign, our goal was to reach $1,000 in donations and we're already more than halfway there!!! You can help us to...
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NY Marine Rescue Center Sep 16
For ONE WEEK only, NYMRC will be featured in a fundraising campaign through !!! Starting today, $8 for every one of these clothing items sold will be donated to our organization! Our goal is to be as...
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NY Marine Rescue Center Jul 2
There's a new article from Newsday about Paddle Battle LI!!👀 Take a look at why this race is a spectacular way to help the RFMRP save sea turtles!!! ...
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NY Marine Rescue Center Apr 10
Check it out!! 👀 The RFMRP will be on ABC7NY tonight at 5pm to tell the story of harp seal Pepper, who was released last Friday afternoon after being in rehabilitation with us. A big thank you to Stacey...
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NY Marine Rescue Center Apr 9
The RFMRP will be holding another Cold Stun Sea Turtle Lecture and Training this Saturday, April 13th at Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge (Long Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex)!!! The lecture and training will...
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NY Marine Rescue Center Apr 8
An economic perspective on the harm of plastic pollution:...
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NY Marine Rescue Center Apr 5
We've all heard of chicken pox, but did you know that there is a very similar virus that can affect seals? The RFMRP has had a few cases of patients with seal pox over the years, Wicket the harbor seal being...
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NY Marine Rescue Center Apr 5
Who has the best interns? We do!!! Check out the latest edition of the Suffolk County Community College Career Focus magazine where our former intern Annabelle Bentley is...
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NY Marine Rescue Center Apr 4
🚨 Sensitive Content 🚨 This past Tuesday the RFMRP admitted a male yearling gray seal into our hospital from Ponquogue Beach that was entangled in a plastic bag. The debris was wrapped very tightly around his neck...
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NY Marine Rescue Center Apr 4
There are still many seals being reported on Long Island beaches, and you know what that means... Time for another reminder to keep your distance!! 👇...
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NY Marine Rescue Center Apr 3
Have you heard about the Bahamas Plastic Movement? 🚮 Some seriously AMAZING environmental work being done, and surely their success will serve as an inspiration for other communities to...
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NY Marine Rescue Center Apr 2
The RFMRP responded to a very fascinating animal yesterday in East Hampton- a Risso's dolphin! This animal had become stranded on a sandbar and was unable to free itself, but our staff and interns, with help from...
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NY Marine Rescue Center Mar 31
As you all probably know, the RFMRP responds to a 24-hour hotline for animals like seals and sea turtles in New York State that...
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NY Marine Rescue Center Mar 30
Fabulous news for New York State!! 👏👏👏 Looking forward to the changes we will hopefully start seeing after the ban begins next year....
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NY Marine Rescue Center Mar 29
Journey back with us to August 16th, 2007 when a small Kemp's ridley sea turtle was spotted swimming in a tide pool near Robert Moses State Park. The turtle had clear injuries on their flippers and needed...
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NY Marine Rescue Center Mar 27
Two down, twenty to go!! 🐢🐢 A pair of the Kemp's ridley sea turtles we had been rehabilitating here at the RFMRP were transported south last week and have now been...
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NY Marine Rescue Center Mar 27
On Long Island we tend to see gray seal pups that are several weeks old and have already been weaned from their mothers. In the areas further north where pups are being born, there is excellent...
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NY Marine Rescue Center Mar 26
Our pick for this week certainly proves that sometimes the littlest sea turtles have the most spunk! NY5699-18, or 99 for short, weighed in at only 3 pounds upon intake and remains the tiniest...
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NY Marine Rescue Center Mar 24
"Why try? "These individuals have survived nest predation, ocean predation...they've already made it so far,"...
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