Join us for an in person or virtual tour!
During this tour you will get the unique opportunity to have one on one experience with one of our biologists and get a behind the scenes look at how the New York Marine Rescue Center rehabilitates our seal and sea turtle patients.
You will get to see the different areas of our hospital, look at x-rays of interesting animal cases, and see our in house patients to learn about their individual stories. While learning about these animals you will have the opportunity to ask any questions you have. We hope that with each of these tour guests are able to learn more about seals and sea turtles and get involved in helping to protect them.
This tour provides an immersive experience as you tak to get a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to rescue and rehabilitate local sea turtle and seal species. We will explo the different areas in our hospital including the rescue center, lab, treatment room, and animal rehabilitation areas (patient numbers vary depending on the time of year).
We will discuss the different species that we see in our local waters, common natural behaviors of these animals, their protection status, and the best practices for observing these animals in their natural habitat. We will expand on the the reasons that these animals need our help, the care they receive, and what we can do to protect them in the wild!