Volunteer Spotlight at Felix Neck
Felix Neck is grateful for all the volunteers that help out at the wildlife sanctuary. Read some of their stories.
What makes a herpetologist? According to Oscar Thompson, a seasonal Herpetology Lab Technician at Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center in Newton, GA, it takes a love of the outdoors, time spent in nature, and mentors along the way. Read More >
For many years, we only knew of Dave Schwoch through conversations with his wife, Susie Schwoch. He was the “behind the scenes” guy, assisting Susie with her many Felix Neck projects and programs. Recently, he has become more of a presence, and we couldn’t be happier! Read More >
Jean Loud has been a volunteer with the Osprey Monitoring Program for 30 years. In 1987, she and her family helped former Sanctuary Director Gus Ben David put up osprey pole #88, which you may know as the prodigious nest standing at the mouth of Oak Bluffs Harbor. Read More >
This past spring, Felix Neck gained a valuable contributor to our already impressive team of volunteers. With a master’s degree in Aquaculture and previous work experience as an aquarist at the New England Aquarium, it came as no surprise that Marissa quickly took to the care and maintenance of our animal exhibits. Read More >