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Receive a NMMF logo decal, lanyard, and pen.$100/year

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Signed copy of Dr. Sam Ridgway’s book, Dolphin Doctor. NMMF decal and more...$500/year

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Invitation for two to NMMF's annual event. Signed copy of Dr. Sam Ridgway's book, Dolphin Doctor and more... $1000/year

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Education & Outreach

An important component of the National Marine Mammal Foundation's mission is to apply our discoveries about marine mammals to inspire creative thinking and a commitment to ocean conservation in future generations. To achieve this mission, the Foundation supports world-class marine mammal training internships and veterinary externships for the Navy. In addition to hosting college interns from around the country, our education efforts are expanding to include outreach opportunities in local schools and in the community.

Internship Opportunities

Public Outreach & Education

  • Foundation hosts student interns

    As part of a SPAWARSYSCEN-PACIFIC Code 7211 program for high school / college summer internship Dr Sam Ridgway and Patchouly Banks (more) >>

  • As part of our commitment to education, the National Marine Mammal Foundation participates in outreach efforts at local San Diego schools and public events. By educating children and the community about our exciting marine mammal discoveries, we hope to inspire future generations for years to come. (more) >>