Partners

Bow Seat believes in the value of purposeful partnerships to confront the threats facing our blue planet. Together, we are stronger and more effective. We are proud to work with a global network of partners who support our vision of elevating the next generation of creative ocean leaders.

Atlantic White Shark Conservancy

Atlantic White Shark Conservancy supports scientific research, improves public safety, educates the community, and inspires the conservation of Atlantic white sharks.  Our vision is to increase knowledge of Atlantic white sharks and change public perception to conserve the species and ensure biologically diverse marine ecosystems.

Center for Coastal Studies

Center for Coastal Studies is dedicated to understanding and protecting our coastal environment and marine ecosystems.

Gulf of Maine Marine Education Association

Gulf of Maine Marine Education Association (GOMMEA) is one of the region’s oldest and most active marine education groups. From marine biology to historical ecology, GOMMEA seeks to integrate and understand the many facets of our human connection to our ocean planet.

Huntsman Marine Science Centre

Huntsman Marine Science Centre/Fundy Discovery Aquarium in New Brunswick, Canada inspires stewardship through engagement of the community in the discovery of the oceans; the advancement of marine sciences through collaborative research and the development of innovative technical solutions for our public and private sector partners; and the design and delivery of inspirational educational experiences.

Hurricane Island Center for Science and Leadership

Hurricane Island Center for Science and Leadership (HICSL) is a scientific and education community on Hurricane Island that provides experiential, hands-on education programs and research opportunities focusing on marine sciences, STEM education, human ecology, sustainable living technology, citizen science initiatives, and leadership in environmental stewardship for all ages from middle school to adults.

Massachusetts Marine Educators

Massachusetts Marine Educators (MME) is a dynamic, grass roots organization of teachers, informal educators, students, educational institutions, and others. Its goal is to develop a marine literate society and promote awareness of the ocean world by integrating marine studies into existing curricula.

Mass Poetry

Mass Poetry brings poetry to the people of Massachusetts, particularly audiences who do not traditionally interact with it. Our goals are to support poets and poetry in Massachusetts, to build new audiences for poetry, and to make poetry more accessible for those who need it most — often those who have the least access to it.

National Ocean Sciences Bowl

National Sciences Ocean Bowl (NOSB) is a nationally recognized and highly acclaimed high school academic competition that provides a forum for talented students to test their knowledge of the marine sciences including biology, chemistry, physics, and geology. NOSB’s mission is to enrich science teaching and learning across the United States through this high-profile national competition that increases high school students’ knowledge of the oceans and enhances public understanding and stewardship of the oceans.

PangeaSeed Foundation

PangeaSeed Foundation is an international non-profit organization acting at the intersection of culture and environmentalism to further the conservation of our oceans. PangeaSeed Foundation aims to empower individuals and communities to create meaningful environmental change for oceans through ARTivism, education, and science. PangeaSeed Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization.

Plastic Pollution Coalition

Plastic Pollution Coalition is a global alliance of individuals, organizations, businesses and policymakers working toward a world free of plastic pollution and its toxic impact on humans, animals, the ocean and the environment.

Salem Sound Coastwatch

Salem Sound Coastwatch is dedicated to protecting and improving the environmental quality of Salem Sound and its watershed.

Seacoast Science Center

Seacoast Science Center, located in historic Odiorne Point State Park in Rye, NH is a flagship institution in the region’s cultural economy. A popular destination for families and students to learn about coastal environmental history, the Center creates connections to nature through personal learning experiences in the natural sciences.

Shoals Marine Laboratory

Shoals Marine Laboratory (SML) on Appledore Island, Maine, is dedicated marine science education, outreach, and research, and has been since 1966. SML offers undergraduates and high school students a unique opportunity to study marine science in the field with exceptional faculty from institutions throughout North America.

The Whale Compay

The Whale Company is a lifestyle brand that follows ethical business practices to make sustainable products, educate our next generation of ocean caretakers, and support marine conservation.

Youth Making Ripples

The Youth Making Ripples Film Competition is an opportunity for K-12 students to use their creative talents and serve as a voice for our oceans.

Youth Ocean Conservation Summit

Youth Ocean Conservation Summit, launched in 2011 and held annually at Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota, FL, as well as satellite locations across the United States, provides youth participants of all ages the opportunity to learn from marine scientists and conservationists about current threats facing marine ecosystems, both locally and globally.