Ocean Commotion 5K Run/Walk

Date:  10/24/2015 (rain or shine)Location:  Hermit Island, Phippsburg, MERace Start time: 9:30 am Registration fee:  $25.00 REGISTER HERE NOW!   The scenic 5K route takes runners past beaches where Marine Mammals of Maine (MMoME) responds to stranded seals every year, overlooks … [Read More]

10 Mainers We’re Thankful For in 2014

Every Thanksgiving, the Portland Press Herald recognizes and interviews 10 people in Maine who are known by their neighbors for their generous hearts and for their genuine commitment to improving the community around them. The Phippsburg resident and Executive Director of Marine Mammals of Maine, … [Read More]

Pilot Whale Washes Up On Popham Beach, Drawing Crowd

An adult pilot whale washed up on Popham Beach in Phippsburg, Maine in July of 2014. A necropsy will be performed by Marine Mammals of Maine on the carcass to determine how it died before washing up Tuesday night on one of the state’s most heavily trafficked state parks. For the full text, see the … [Read More]

Help Us Save Our Stranded Seals

Marine Mammals of Maine (MMoME) is still here and going strong! However, the closing of the Marine Animal Rehabilitation Center at the University of New England in May, 2014 has increased the pressure on MMoME's staff and volunteers during our busiest time of the year. DONATE Lynda Doughty, our … [Read More]

Marine Rescue Groups Stunned by Seal Rehab Facility Closure

Maine's only seal rehabilitation center suddenly closed without warning, leaving marine rescue groups scrambling to figure out how to help injured and abandoned animals. Follow this link to read more and watch the video of a harbor seal MMoME was able to rescue in the summer of 2014. … [Read More]