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22 09, 2019

Donate to WIN & Order your MCERC Swag Today!

By |September 22nd, 2019|News|0 Comments

It's finally here! The first annual MCERC Donation Campaign for "Sand Dollars" kicked off yesterday, and will run through October 18, 2019. Head over to our STORE to check out tons of cool packages up for grabs, including a trip for 2 (two) to Puerto Rico!!! While you're there, don't forget to pre-order yourself some [...]

26 03, 2019

Web Store Kickoff & MCERC 2019 Donation Campaign for ‘Sand Dollars’

By |March 26th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Where do I get coastal center swag? You kept asking for MCERC apparel and swag, and we listened! We're currently busy constructing our online shop and look forward to offering apparel, prints, field gear, and gift certificates soon! In the meantime, we're excited to announce the upcoming MCERC 2019 Donation Campaign for 'Sand Dollars'! As [...]

1 05, 2018

Summer Courses Now Open for Enrollment!

By |May 1st, 2018|News|0 Comments

Hooray! Summer programs are open now! We have Scuba and Science, Drone Academy, Dolphins in Portugal, Internships, and more field programs! The Education Hub has all the details. You can be in the field with manatee, snorkeling, on beaches, flying drones, in Europe photographing dolphins, on the Great American Bird Trail in Florida and more. [...]

6 02, 2018

New Job Board!

By |February 6th, 2018|Position postings|0 Comments

Check out the new job board we created at the top of the page. Any job our staff comes across that is either wildlife or marine related with be posted here. If you know of an opening you'd like to share, email Nicole at

8 01, 2018


By |January 8th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Enrollment is now open to participate in a one-week field intensive course in the Dominican Republic! The Samaná Bay Marine Mammal Research Project will begin in February 2018. Samaná Bay is well known for the wintering humpback whales that arrive in the bay each winter during breeding and calving season. Samaná Bay is an understudied area for cetaceans, [...]

13 02, 2017

It’s a Match!

By |February 13th, 2017|News|2 Comments

This is how we find out about movement patterns and behaviors of humpback whales!!! MCERC #35, "Division", was resighted a few days ago by the MCERC team in a competitive breeding group. This whale was photographed by the MCERC team off Puerto Rico in 2013 in another competitive breeding group. We are so excited to [...]

24 01, 2017

First Sea Turtle Caught, Measured and Tagged on Salt Cay Island!

By |January 24th, 2017|News|0 Comments

With Katharine Hart from the Department of Environment and Coastal Research and Jackie, a marine biologist in Providenciales by our side, MCERC caught, measured and tagged the first turtle ever on Salt Cay Island!

19 12, 2016

Snorkeling with Humpback Whales and Turtle Research in Turks and Caicos 2017 and now 2018–already!!!

By |December 19th, 2016|News|0 Comments

We will be opening registration for the 2018 season for snorkeling with humpback whales and turtle surveys. This will allow people who wanted to register for a session in our January - April field intensive, but were not able to secure a spot before the session filled, to register early for 2018. We still have [...]

7 12, 2016

Wanted: Boat Captain that is a Whale and Turtle Enthusiast!

By |December 7th, 2016|Position postings|0 Comments

The Marine and Coastal Ecology Research Center (MCERC) is looking for a boat captain for the upcoming research year. Ideally the captain is interested in whales and turtles. We are looking for an experienced captain with boat experience in a 10 meter inboard engine dive boat. You will be working as the boat operator and collecting [...]

25 11, 2016

Learn more about MCERC faculty, RAs, and course participants!

By |November 25th, 2016|News|0 Comments

If you are interested in learning more about the people who have participated in our courses, please visit the "About our People" section of the site. You can also see biographies and CVs for our faculty and learn more about our support team, research assistants, and course participants here. If you would like to speak [...]