Marine Wildlife Adoptions

Help protect marine wildlife through NECWA's adoption program. Our Adoption Packages are fun, educational and affordable. Adopt one of the animals below for yourself or for someone special in your life. Each package supports our efforts to better understand and protect the unique coastal marine wildlife off our New England shores.

Available Animals

Available Packages

Each adoption package comes with a beautiful photo of the adopted animal and a personalized adoption certificate that includes the recipients name and date of adoption. Also included are Fun Fact Sheets with lots of educational information and additional images of the animal selected. Three adoption packages are available: Standard Adoption Package and Deluxe Adoption Package, and our Salt, the Humpback Whale, Adoption Package. Please see below for details.

STANDARD ADOPTION PACKAGE - $19
(plus $6 shipping & handling)

  • a frameable adoption certificate with color photo of your adopted animal and your name with the date of adoption
  • our Fun Fact Sheets with more photos and information on your adopted animal
  • a NECWA magnet
  • our NECWA decal
  • NECWA quarterly e-newsletter

DELUXE ADOPTION PACKAGE - $39
(plus $6 shipping & handling)

  • a frameable adoption certificate with color photo of your adopted animal and your name with the date of adoption
  • our Fun Fact Sheets with more photos and information on your adopted animal
  • a NECWA magnet
  • our NECWA decal
  • NECWA monthly e-newsletter
  • NECWA's Great White Shark t-shirt (100% cotton) in youth sizes.
  • NECWA's NEW "Every Animal Counts" (100% cotton) in adult sizes.
adoption package t-shirt options
adult t-shirt artwork

SALT, THE HUMPBACK WHALE, ADOPTION PACAKGE - $49
(plus $6 shipping & handling)

  • a frameable adoption certificate with color photo of Salt's tail and your name with the date of adoption
  • our Fun Fact Sheets with more photos and information on Salt and her growing family.
  • a NECWA magnet
  • our NECWA decal
  • NECWA quarterly e-newsletter
  • NECWA's Salt the Humpback Whale t-shirt (100% cotton) available in adult and youth sizes.
  • My Friend Salt, book for young adults. Written by NECWA President and marine biologist Krill Carson

Paying With A Check Or Money Order

First, download and fill out our Adoption Form. Then mail it and your check to:
NECWA
PO Box 92
N. Carver, MA 02355

Paying with Credit Card through PayPal


To adopt online with payment through PayPal, click HERE.

Thank you for your support!

Each adoption package supports NECWA's many projects and activities in the New England area. We put a lot of love into each adoption package and we know that you will enjoy this special gift.