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Join our volunteer program and become a steward of the national marine sanctuary! Volunteers are essential to understanding and caring for maritime heritage and sharing information.

There are many ways you can get involved from documenting shipwrecks and cleaning artifacts, to acting as a sanctuary ambassador at events. To get started, contact our volunteer coordinator Mary Tagliareni at Mary.Tagliareni@noaa.gov or (989) 884-6203.