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Private Tour of Marine Mammal Care Center

The Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur is a hospital for ill, injured and orphaned marine mammals. Their primary work is the treatment and release of rescued California sea lions, northern elephant seals, harbor seals and northern fur seals. Through the Center for Marine Studies, the Care Center helps to educate students, schoolteachers, other professionals and the public about the marine sciences and the animals we care for. They also collaborate and network with other agencies, museums and universities toward ongoing research in the marine field to help in the treatment of their patients.

Trip details:

1. Driving directions:   Take the Harbor Freeway (110) towards San Pedro and exit at Gaffey (to the left).  Drive south about 2 miles. At 25th Street, take care to bear right, and then left through the light to stay on Gaffey. Watch for traffic light at 32nd Street.  Turn right on 32nd St.  Follow the road up, around and down to the end.  Turn right and the Care Center is on the right side behind the Angels Gate School.

2. This trip is suitable for all ages.

3. Cost: $1 per person (CASH only) OR bring a donation item from the wish list


To bring:

1. Signed Outdoor Afro waiver. You need a new one for each trip you attend. You can download the waiver here

2. Dress in layers as the weather can be variable (sunny and warm or foggy, marine layer)

3. Wear comfortable shoes for walking

4. Wear a hat and apply sunscreen. Bring extra sunscreen to reapply as needed.

5. Bring drinking water in a reusable bottle.

6. Bring your camera or smart phone to share our adventures on social media and document our sightings on Outdoor Afro LA's iNaturalist page

 



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  • Kevin

    Hello Nkem. I just noticed your writing on my wall. I ironically live 2 blocks away from this location. My printer is currently giving me challenges printing this document. Would this be an issue?

    September 20, 2014

    • Amber

      She usually has some printed copies with her.

      1 · September 20, 2014

    • Nkem N.

      I've got a few copies for sure. See you soon!

      September 20, 2014

  • Glen

    Sorry for the last minute notice;) There's been a change in schedule at work. Gonna have to catch the next event. Have fun everyone.

    September 20, 2014

    • Nkem N.

      We'll miss you

      September 20, 2014

  • Leslie G.

    Never mind I figured it out.

    1 · September 19, 2014

    • Nkem N.

      Sorry I just got the notification. I'm glad you figured it out. See you mañana

      September 19, 2014

  • Leslie G.

    I am unable to download the waiver.

    September 19, 2014

  • Rhonda

    Hi Nkem, sadly I will not be able to join the group. A city test that was supposed to be given Nov. 1st was changed to Sept. 20. Please let someone else take my spot. Have a great time!

    September 16, 2014

    • Nkem N.

      I'll miss seeing you Rhonda. Good luck on your test!

      September 17, 2014

    • Rhonda

      I miss you too, I so wish I could be there. Thanks for the Good Luck on my test!

      1 · September 17, 2014

  • Dana B.

    Nkem - unfortunately I have to cancel as well. Best friend just had her baby prematurely, so taking a last minute road trip to visit. I hope to join you guys the next time around. Have fun!

    September 16, 2014

    • Nkem N.

      Oh no! I hope the baby is ok. I'm sorry you can't join us, yet glad you can support your friend

      1 · September 17, 2014

  • Nkem N.

    I'm excited for our tour this weekend. Let's really show some support for the work this place is doing on a shoe string budget. Please bring an item from their wish list. Also for those interested in another activity in the area that afternoon, consider the Native American celebration Moompetam at the Aquarium of the Pacific. More info here: http://moompetam.org/

    1 · September 16, 2014

  • Amber

    I would love to go, but I'm out of town this weekenf. :-(

    August 16, 2014

  • Dana B.

    This will be my first time joining you guys, and I'm looking forward to it!

    1 · August 17, 2014

    • Nkem N.

      I look forward to meeting you Dana!

      1 · August 18, 2014

  • Jen

    I had such a great time the last time I was with this group, I'm glad there's something else I can attend.

    1 · August 17, 2014

    • Nkem N.

      It will be good to see you Jen. I'm glad you can make it!

      August 18, 2014

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