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SeaScapes Staff


Karlee R. Markovich
SeaScapes Owner/Marine Biologist

B.S. Marine Biology, University of Rhode Island 2004
University of Alaska Southeast, 2001-2002
State of Maine Educational Technician III


Connor Emerson School, ME (Present) - Ocean Teacher/EdTech III
Allied Whale, ME (Present) - Necropsies and Stranding team

MDI Biological Laboratory, ME (2016-2020) - Animal Facility Manager
Bar Harbor Whale Watch, ME (2013-2016) - Naturalist
Potato Mountain Farm (2008-2016) - Farm Owner
Biomes Marine Biology Center, RI (2006-2008) - Marine Educator
East Greenwich Animal Hospital (2004-2005) - Veterinary Technician
U.S. Forest Service, Juneau, Alaska (2002) - Biological Aide
Orca Enterprises, Juneau, Alaska (2002) - Naturalist
Mystic Aquarium, CT (1998-2001) - Aquarist

Favorite Marine Animals:
North Atlantic Right Whales, Orcas, octopuses, sea stars...everything!

Carpe Diem -- Seize the Day! Make your life extraordinary!

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Kevin "Beag" McDonough

SeaScapes Teaching Assistant/Ocean Steward/Actor

Education: Grade 8
Part time Drop-In at MIT

MDI Biological Laboratory, ME (2016-2020) - Part-time Animal Core Helper
Bar Harbor Whale Watch, ME (2013-2016) - Part-time Assistant Naturalist
Helps with Beach Clean-ups and Ocean Conservation lessons for all ages

Favorite Marine Animals:
Sharks, octopuses, Ctenophores, jellyfish

Every day is an Adventure!


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SeaScapes will be looking for hardworking, dedicated volunteers in the Summer of 2023.

If you are passionate about the ocean and its animals and are interested in learning more about this field,
please contact us at about volunteering!


Volunteers must be 18 years or older, have their own transportation, be able to lift 50+ pounds, be willing and able to handle ocean animals and their food, and be willing to collect animals when needed.

We have a lot of people who are interested in volunteering with SeaScapes. Although we would like to be able to welcome everyone onto our team, we currently have limited positions available and therefore not every person who applies to volunteer will be chosen. We will conduct interviews and choose based on interest and excitement in this field, proven dedication, experience and capability.

Thank you in advance for your interest in working with SeaScapes!!!


"We all came from the sea. We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea --
whether it is to sail or to watch it -- we are going back from whence we came."
- John F. Kennedy

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