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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: 30,375
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


Sep 20, 2017 oren k
Sep 19, 2017 R Mathoorasingh
Sep 17, 2017 marina danilova
Sep 17, 2017 Meghan Croyts
Sep 16, 2017 Averill Waterhouse
Sep 14, 2017 Kristie Hatton
Sep 14, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Sep 14, 2017 Deborah Moore
Sep 14, 2017 Linda Cook
Sep 13, 2017 Sophia Lim
Sep 13, 2017 Helen Engledow
Sep 13, 2017 Mary Galiani
Sep 13, 2017 Sherry Ficarra
Sep 13, 2017 Monika Jakubik
Sep 13, 2017 Gillian Lee
Sep 13, 2017 yvonne FOURGOUS
Sep 13, 2017 Nancy Paskowitz
Sep 12, 2017 Bonnie D. Please help us help the dolphins! These mammals are critical to the health of their environment and they deserve our help. Many dolphins have helped drowning humans; they need our help here. Please!
Sep 11, 2017 Avery Davis-Fletcher
Sep 11, 2017 Dilcia M Gilman
Sep 11, 2017 Danielle Frankenfield
Sep 11, 2017 Cynthia Pealo
Sep 11, 2017 Victoria Watkins Help The Dolphins.
Sep 11, 2017 Ilse DePriest
Sep 10, 2017 Lourdes Escobar
Sep 9, 2017 Grisell Genial
Sep 9, 2017 Mandy Statham
Sep 9, 2017 Stevie littrell
Sep 8, 2017 Barbara Parks
Sep 8, 2017 Sharol Huckaba-Paiz
Sep 7, 2017 Setsuko Yamamoto
Sep 6, 2017 Patricia Gochenour
Sep 6, 2017 Chris Silcox
Sep 6, 2017 Dawn Carter
Sep 6, 2017 S G
Sep 6, 2017 Diana Martins
Sep 6, 2017 cathy minshall
Sep 6, 2017 Michelle Rawsthorne
Sep 5, 2017 Sheila White
Sep 5, 2017 Michelle Maisonave
Sep 4, 2017 Janna Ellsworth I understand budgets need to be cut but please continue to help the dolphins that get stranded in Cape Cod--funding for that normally comes out of the John H. Prescott Stranding Grant Program--
Sep 4, 2017 Tony Coppens
Sep 1, 2017 Patricia Anderson
Aug 29, 2017 Danielle Tantillo
Aug 28, 2017 Lee Hetzel
Aug 28, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Aug 27, 2017 Elaine Willingham
Aug 26, 2017 R.A. Dayton
Aug 26, 2017 CARMEN GUZMAN
Aug 26, 2017 Andee Barnhart

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