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5/15/12: 15,636 signatures sent to Senator Scott Brown. Please continue to sign for this important cause if you haven't already!
Goal: 50,000 Progress: 29,800
Sponsored by: The Animal Rescue Site

Each winter on the shores of Cape Cod, dolphins strand themselves and are unable to get back to sea. No one is sure why this phenomenon occurs, but it's happened for hundreds of years, and has been largely manageable until now.

The strandings have taken on new complexity this year. almost two hundred of dolphins have stranded themselves on Cape Cod's beaches. The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) has been working around the clock to save the dolphins and send them back to their natural habitat.

But the rescue project is in danger because its funding — money that comes from the John H. Prescott Stranding Grant Program — is in danger of being cut.

At this dire time, the last thing rescuers need is depleted funding. Sign below calling on Senator Scott Brown to continue his important work in saving marine mammals and to advocate for the continuation of the John H. Prescott Stranding Grant Program.

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Dear Senator Scott Brown:

I am writing to you today because you have continuously demonstrated your commitment to the preservation of marine mammals, and a situation currently occurring in Cape Cod needs your attention.

As you may know, each winter small groups of dolphins strand themselves on the shores of Cape Cod, rendering them unable to return to sea. No one is really sure why this happens, but in the past the phenomenon has been manageable and the dolphins have been safely returned to their habitat.

This year, though, unprecedented numbers of dolphins are stranding themselves, challenging rescue teams and exhausting available funding. The John H. Prescott Stranding Grant Program — where the funding comes from — is in danger of being cut from the federal budget.

You previously sponsored the Marine Mammal Protection Amendment Act — the bill in which the Prescott Stranding Grant Program originates. Please help rescuers to continue their life-saving work by opposing the cut!

Thank you.

Petition Signatures


Feb 27, 2017 Dubrava Elena
Feb 27, 2017 Mary Lannon
Feb 27, 2017 DIANE POOLE
Feb 26, 2017 Michele Bouchard
Feb 26, 2017 Susan Fisher
Feb 26, 2017 Bonny Gatchel
Feb 26, 2017 Michalla Sutton
Feb 25, 2017 Pamela Rogers
Feb 24, 2017 Queen Nielson All creatures are here to live free and be supported and loved not abused and eaten
Feb 24, 2017 Isabel Owen
Feb 24, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Feb 24, 2017 Theresa Tucker
Feb 24, 2017 Holly Black
Feb 24, 2017 Carol Genyea Kaplan PLEASE, please do not cut funding for the John H. Prescott grant program. Help save these dolphins. They may be stranding because of humans causing an imbalance. This should be studied.
Feb 23, 2017 MARTHA RODRIGUEZ
Feb 23, 2017 Lily Martinez
Feb 23, 2017 Jo Cairns
Feb 23, 2017 steven rule
Feb 23, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Feb 23, 2017 Mary Jane Ludwig
Feb 23, 2017 Lou Iannucci
Feb 23, 2017 Janet Virnig
Feb 23, 2017 Pamela Miguez
Feb 22, 2017 Robin Sellers
Feb 22, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Feb 22, 2017 Lisa Wilhelm
Feb 22, 2017 Xenia Edvinsson
Feb 21, 2017 Jane Gilmore
Feb 21, 2017 Susan Borys
Feb 21, 2017 Tina Keeling
Feb 21, 2017 Debbie Davis CMKBD CAPS
Feb 21, 2017 Naomi Dunlap
Feb 21, 2017 Desta Barnabe
Feb 21, 2017 Barbara Sider
Feb 21, 2017 janice pemberton
Feb 21, 2017 Carolyn Popp
Feb 21, 2017 Eleonora De Giorgio
Feb 21, 2017 Malin Angantyr
Feb 21, 2017 jennifer pies
Feb 21, 2017 Elle Sullivan
Feb 21, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Feb 20, 2017 Caterina Raviglione
Feb 20, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Feb 19, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Feb 19, 2017 Carol Coccia
Feb 19, 2017 Major Escape
Feb 19, 2017 Eva Duda-Blaj
Feb 19, 2017 Noreen Newmark
Feb 18, 2017 Debra Nelligan
Feb 18, 2017 Rebekah Mattingly

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