By Aleksandra Ostojic She peeked her head out of the dirt as the morning sun wrapped her face like a warm blanket. Her head followed her body as she cautiously wormed out of the nest she had dug the night before for her first ever clutch of 24 eggs. Several nights had been spent in…
I met with Goldie on a rainy Columbus day at the Aquarium. She, an experienced volunteer and educator with eight years of experience, met with me, a new volunteer with only 3 months under my belt, to talk about her experience as a TERV (Turtle Emergency Response Volunteer). Goldie had just finished another volunteer shift,…
Where to Learn More About Sea Turtles & Turtle Rescue By Randolph Pfaff, live blue Service Corps Volunteer Every autumn, the New England Aquarium gears up to rescue and rehabilitate cold-stunned sea turtles stranded along Massachusetts beaches. These efforts are critically important for the conservation of endangered Kemp’s Ridley, loggerhead, and leatherback sea turtles….
“Rich is a work horse, plain and simple…”
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“…Catherine, truly deserves this recognition and my praise!”
“Corina’s positivity is such an asset to Visitor Educations Monday morning team.”
“Her commitment runs so deep, that she even came in to dive the morning before her wedding reception!”
“Cleo told me she’d like to beat Susie Buttrick at being the longest running volunteer!”
On Saturday morning, April 29th, about sixty teens and adults gathered together on the wharf at the New England Aquarium to begin one of the largest beach clean ups the New England Aquarium’s live blue™ volunteers have taken on so far. Thanks to support from the Massachusetts Service Alliance, National Park Service, and the MA…
“She seems to always have a handle on what needs to get done before I can even tell her! “
“Seeing their excited expressions when they first see Myrtle makes my day!”