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The New York Marine Rescue Center is a rescue and rehabilitation organization that promotes marine conservation. Our mission is to preserve and protect the marine environment through conservation efforts including rescue, rehabilitation, education and research. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit, we are the primary responders for sick or injured seals, sea turtles, dolphins, porpoises and small toothed whales, and maintain the only marine mammal and sea turtle rehabilitation center in New York State.

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Help Us Conserve and Protect

 

For All of Us

The New York Marine Rescue Center is a rescue and rehabilitation organization that promotes marine conservation. Our mission is to preserve and protect the marine environment through conservation efforts including rescue, rehabilitation, education and research. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit, we are the primary responders for sick or injured seals, sea turtles, dolphins, porpoises and small toothed whales, and maintain the only marine mammal and sea turtle rehabilitation center in New York State.

Make a Donation

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Watch a Message About Cold Stunned Sea Turtles

All-Time Volunteers & Contributors

Animals Successfully Rehabilitated

About New York Marine Rescue Center

Our Mission

NYMRC promotes conservation of New York’s marine environment through the rescue, rehabilitation, research and education of sea turtles and marine mammals.

Non-Profit

Founded in 1996 as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization we are the primary responders for sick/injured seals and sea turtles.

REHABILITATION

We maintain the only marine mammal and sea turtle rehabilitation center in New York State, staffed and caring for our animals 24/7/365.

Education

NYMRC strives to educate our community on conserving and protecting our environment, marine mammals and sea turtles through action.

About New York Marine Rescue Center

Our Mission

NYMRC promotes conservation of New York’s marine environment through the rescue, rehabilitation, research and education of sea turtles and marine mammals.

Non-Profit

Founded in 1996 as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization we are the primary responders for sick/injured seals and sea turtles.

REHABILITATION

We maintain the only marine mammal and sea turtle rehabilitation center in New York State, staffed and caring for our animals 24/7/365.

Community

NYMRC strives to educate our community on conserving and protecting our environment, marine mammals and sea turtles through action.

We All Have The Power And Responsibility To Protect Our Environment, And We’re Doing Something About It

We can do things in our daily lives that have a significant impact on protecting our environment and the life that it supports including limiting our usage of single-use plastics (straws, water bottles, utensils, plates, bags, coffee cups), conserving water usage (turn off the faucet when brushing your teeth and shaving), participating in recycling initiatives and utilizing public transportation when possible. With NYMRC you can participate in regular beach clean ups, education lectures and other environmental initiatives to increase your knowledge and impact. Follow us on social media to stay apprised of upcoming events.

What’s Happening Now

What We Do

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We All Have The Power And Responsibility To Protect Our Environment, And We’re Doing Something About It

We can do things in our daily lives that have a significant impact on protecting our environment and the life that it supports including limiting our usage of single-use plastics (straws, water bottles, utensils, plates, bags, coffee cups), conserving water usage (turn off the faucet when brushing your teeth and shaving), participating in recycling initiatives and utilizing public transportation when possible. With NYMRC you can participate in regular beach clean ups, education lectures and other environmental initiatives to increase your knowledge and impact. Follow us on social media to stay apprised of upcoming events.

Happening Now

What We Do

Volunteer

Featured Initiatives 

EFFORTS WE CAN ALL MAKE TO BETTER OUR MARINE ENVIRONMENT

Featured Initiatives

 

EFFORTS WE CAN ALL MAKE TO BETTER OUR MARINE ENVIRONMENT

Our Top Priorities

NYMRC is focused on providing a sustainable response and rehabilitation effort for marine mammals and sea turtles stranding throughout New York while identifying and understanding stranding trends, human impacts and viruses that impact those animals and encouraging conservation and stewardship of the marine environmental through scientific research and public educational programs.

Response & Rescue

New York’s primary marine response team.

REHABILITATION

Dedicated to rehabilitating our patients.

Education

From the classroom to the field.

RESEARCH

Enhancing the science of conservation.

Our Top Priorities

NYMRC is focused on providing a sustainable response and rehabilitation effort for marine mammals and sea turtles stranding throughout New York while identifying and understanding stranding trends, human impacts and viruses that impact those animals and encouraging conservation and stewardship of the marine environmental through scientific research and public educational programs.

Response & Rescue

New York’s primary marine response team.

REHABILITATION

Dedicated to rehabilitating our patients.

Education

From the classroom to the field.

RESEARCH

Enhancing the science of conservation.

Make a Donation

Make a Donation

$348k Raised in 2019 To Date

NYMRC…Made Possible By You

NYMRC depends greatly on philanthropic support from the community in order to do the work we do. There are a number of ways to support and donate to NYMRC including reoccurring monthly donations, virtual animal adoptions to support their care, becoming a member of NYMRC, contributing to and attending our annual gala and races, corporate sponsorships or even physical donations from our wishlist. The support we have received over the last 23 years and continue to receive enables us to achieve our mission. 

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$348k Raised in 2019 To Date

NYMRC…Made Possible By You

NYMRC depends greatly on philanthropic support from the community in order to do the work we do. There are a number of ways to support and donate to NYMRC including reoccurring monthly donations, virtual animal adoptions to support their care, becoming a member of NYMRC, contributing to and attending our annual gala and races, corporate sponsorships or even physical donations from our wishlist. The support we have received over the last 23 years and continue to receive enables us to achieve our mission. 

Upcoming Events

13

Aug

Seal Release

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tiana Beach, Hampton Bays, NY 11946

Join the New York Marine Rescue Center for the last seal release of the summer! We will be releasing Parsley, a female gray seal at Tiana Beach in Hampton Bays at 6pm.

The release will begin promptly at 6 pm so you will want to arrive a little early to make sure you don’t miss the fun.

14

Aug

Alive on 25

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
East Main Street, Riverhead, NY

Join us at Alive on 25 on Main Street in Riverhead. There will be music, crafts, activities, and fun for all to enjoy. Make sure to stop by our table while you’re there to learn more about marine mammals and sea turtles in our local environment and what you can do to help!

24

Aug

39th Annual Hallockville Country Fair

10:00 am – 5:00 pm
6038 Sound Ave., Riverhead, NY 11901

Come out to the 39th Annual Hallockville Country Fair and Craft Show for a day of family fun! We will have a table set up at this event so make sure to stop by to learn more about marine mammals and sea turtles in our area.

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The sea, the great unifier, is man's only hope. Now, as never before, the old phrase has a literal meaning: we are all in the same boat.

- Jacques Yves Cousteau

Full & Part-Time Staff

All-Time Volunteers

All-Time Responses

Successful Rehabs

Miles of Coastline

Dollars Raised in 2019

Total Educated

Years

Full & Part-Time Staff

All-Time Volunteers

All-Time Responses

Successful Rehabs

Miles of Coastline

Dollars Raised in 2019

Total Educated

Years

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467 East Main Street Riverhead, New York 11901 (631) 369-9840

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