Organization – non-profit
The Petersburg Marine Mammal Center is a non-profit organization comprised of resident and non-resident members. Our membership represents an interesting and diverse cross-section of individuals. Commercial fishers, scientists, teachers, charter operators, physicians, business owners and other interested persons have joined our organization. Our interest is in the recovery and preservation of humpback whales and public education regarding marine mammals of Southeast Alaska.
The Petersburg Marine Mammal Center will develop education programs, assist research efforts and be a depository for and disseminator of information on research and sightings of marine mammals in Southeast Alaska.
Membership and/or participation in the PMMC are inclusive. Individuals and organizations interested in the study and appreciation of marine mammals, particularly whales, may enjoy membership. We encourage intellectual and financial support.