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Presidents Special Project



 Marine Education, Research & Rehabilitation (MERR)


           President Carole Suchanek designated the Marine Education, Research & Rehabilitation Institute (MERR) as the VIA’s Community Improvement Project for the next two years.  MERR provides rescue and care for marine mammals and sea turtles in distress.  MERR conducts research, education, and outreach programs throughout the state on the topic of marine mammal and sea turtle ecology and conservation.  VIA members have assisted with MERR Sunset Cruises and will continue with additional fundraising activities and promoting Plastic Free Delaware.  More information can be found on their website:  https://www.merrinstitute.org/