Owned by the Port of Bellingham
Operated by the NW Discovery Project
The mission of the Marine Life Center has never been more important. We have an awesome responsibility to protect our local marine environment. Protection is best achieved by helping our community – See, Touch, & Explore what is beneath the surface. The Marine Life Center provides this opportunity both at the Center and on our local beaches.
|Sends a group of 25 school children to a one hour marine education program.|
|~||Or thanks volunteers by providing their refreshments and supplies.|
|~||Or buys herring, shrimp, crab and krill for Center animals. Animals eat daily.|
|$100||~||Covers cost of animal collection for one day.|
|$250||~||Maintenance and repair of the observation pool. Close cracks in cement around observation pool and remove rust stains coming from rebar in cement.|
|$500||~||Buys one year of supply of chemicals to test seawater quality in MLC aquariums. Squalicum Harbor (marina is the source of the aquarium seawater.|
|~||Or buys an octopus for the Center, if one is available.|
|$1,000||~||Purchases new equipment vital to Marine Life Center’s life support system. Like scientific equipment to measure salinity and dissolved oxygen.|
|Mail donations to:|
Marine Life Center Society
The Marine Life Center Society is the official 501(c)3 support organization for the Marine Life Center. Donations are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.
The Marine Life Center Society has adopted and complies with the "Donor Bill of Rights"