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March 4, 2014
San Jose Mercury News
Two local marine mammal rescues highlight the work of dedicated nonprofit
Walking along Linda Mar Beach on Friday, Feb. 21, third grade Ocean Shore teacher Sheila Gamble-Dorn, spotted a very lethargic sea lion by San Pedro Creek.
March 4, 2014
Bottlenose Dolphins Move North Into the Bay, Creating a Research Puzzle
About 60 coastal bottlenose dolphins have been spotted traveling from Southern California to the waters off Bodega Bay, pushing the northern limit of their range and leaving the scientists who study them with a mystery: Long distance migrations aren’t unusual for marine mammals, but these dolphins aren’t making seasonal swims.
March 3, 2014
Marin Independent Journal
National parks in Marin bolster local economy, report says
National parks in Marin County brought almost $569 million a year in spending to the area and helped employ 5,481 people in 2012, according to a report released Monday.
March 1, 2014
Nature World News
Hawaiian Monk Seal Recovery Hospital Now Funded, Set to Open this Summer
A new center dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of sick and injured Hawaiian monk seals has received full funding and is scheduled to open this summer.
February 24, 2014
Mill Valley Patch
The Northern Elephant Seal: Recovery of a Species
Much has changed over the past century and a half in the way that the story of natural history is told. In the late 19th century, Charles M. Scammon was one of the most prominent natural historians to study marine mammals. He was also a hunter of marine mammals.
February 7, 2014
Marine Mammal Center fully funded, will open in summer
Sick and injured Hawaiian monk seals will get a second chance at survival thanks to The Marine Mammal Center’s new Hawaiian Monk Seal Hospital, which is dedicated to the rescue and care of this critically endangered species.