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Brigantine's Marine Mammal Stranding Center looks to rebuild after storm

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Danny Drake

Marine Mammal Stranding Center staff members Bill Deerr, of the Cardiff section of Egg Harbor Township, and Mike Kapp, of Ocean City, work with Director Bob Schoelkopf to replace a tent that was destroyed during Hurricane Sandy in Brigantine. The Marine Mammal Stranding Center suffered damage to its facilities and recovery effort just as staff and volunteers are gearing up for seal season. Schoelkopf has taken to Facebook seeking donations for a new generator and other equipment.

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BRIGANTINE — A dolphin washed ashore in Point Pleasant Beach the day Sandy hit New Jersey, but Marine Mammal Stranding Center staff in Brigantine did not learn of it for a day and a half because of downed communication lines.

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Danny Drake

Marine Mammal Stranding Center staff members Bill Deerr, of the Cardiff section of Egg Harbor Township, and Mike Kapp, of Ocean City, work with Director Bob Schoelkopf to replace a tent that was destroyed during Hurricane Sandy in Brigantine. The Marine Mammal Stranding Center suffered damage to its facilities and recovery effort just as staff and volunteers are gearing up for seal season. Schoelkopf has taken to Facebook seeking donations for a new generator and other equipment.