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The Marine Mammal Center is a nonprofit veterinary hospital, research, and educational center dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of ill and injured marine mammals and the study of their health. Since 1975, the Center has rescued and treated more than 16,500 marine mammals and has accumulated a body of knowledge about marine mammal and ocean health. Through public education about marine mammals, the Center hopes to foster ocean stewardship and conservation. For more information, visit http://www.marinemammalcenter.org/

Monday, July 27, 2009

The Center Receives a "Green" Award


left to right: Merrill Magowan, Board Chair, The Marine Mammal Center,
Jared Huffman - (D - San Rafael), Jeff Boehm - Executive Director, The Marine Mammal Center

Today, assemblymember Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) awared us the July Sustainable North Bay Award for our efforts in fostering marine mammal survival and the conservation of their habitat, and for our investment in on site renewable energy generation via our new solar panels over the pens and pools. The assemblyman and his was given a tour of the Center and afterwards, presented the award to both our Executive Director Jeff Boehm, and to Board Chair, Merrill Magowan.