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Congressman Panetta Highlights Recreational Value of Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary On "Vet Into Your Sanctuary" NOAA Cruise

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Job Announcement for Chapter Director

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Meet the Board

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$100,000 Matching Gift Challenge

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OUR MISSION

To inspire the public to protect Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary through participation in and support of sanctuary programs, projects, and partnerships.
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Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary stretches along the central coast from San Francisco to Cambria and includes pristine beaches, jewel-like tide pools, lush kelp forests, steep canyons and an offshore seamount teeming with life—from tiny shrimp to humpback whales.

DISCOVER YOUR SANCTUARY!

HELP PROTECT MARINE LIFE: SUPPORT TEAM OCEAN

Engaging in outreach that reduces human-caused wildlife disturbances on the water.

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HELP RESCUE WHALES: SUPPORT DISENTANGLEMENT EFFORTS

Be a champion for whales and help advance the entangled response network in the sanctuary.

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HELP SAFE GUARD WILDLIFE: SUPPORT BAY NET

Shoreline interpretation that reduces human-caused wildlife disturbances along the coast.

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CAPITOL HILL OCEAN WEEK

Be part of the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation's premier annual conference addressing marine, coastal, and Great Lakes issues.

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GET TO KNOW THE NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY FOUNDATION

For everyone who loves the ocean and Great Lakes and wants to ensure their healthy future, America’s sanctuaries and the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation are delivering real solutions.

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