ORCA Ocean Research and Conservation Association
 
 

ORCA WISH LIST

Laboratory Supplies
ORCA's lab work includes identifying water toxicity, culturing sediment samples and determining the results of pollution contamination on organisms. This requires approximately $1,100 each month for various lab supplies.  Support ORCA with your gift today for any of the following lab supplies: 

Liquinox: $60
Glassware cleaner that leaves no residue which could negatively affect tests and cultures.

50 Gallons of Purified Water: $50
To rinse glassware following acid washing.

Guillard Vitamins and Minerals: $200
Supplements to support growth of dinoflagellate and diatom cultures.

Alcohol- Isopropyl alcohol: $35
To sterilize the culture hood and lab areas before inoculating or splitting bacterial or dinoflagellate cultures.

Stir Bars: $75
Used to mix aqueous solutions and used in microtox tests.

Pipette tips: $108
Used for the microtox bioassays as well as dinoflagellate and bacterial culture.

Make a gift of a specific lab item, online by clicking Make a Donation, and specifying the wish list item under “comments.”  Or send your check today to ORCA at the address below:

Duerr Laboratory for Marine Conservation
1420 Seaway Drive
Fort Pierce, FL 34949

Tel: 772-467-1600
Fax: 772-467-1602

inquiries@teamorca.org

 


ORCA is a non-profit, non-governmental conservation organization tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) IRS. Contributions are tax-deductible for those who itemize their deductions.

IRS non-profit 501(c)(3) determination (pdf)  |  IRS non-profit 501(c)(3) confirmation letter(pdf)
 

ORCA IS DEDICATED TO THE PROTECTION & RESTORATION OF AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS &
THE SPECIES THEY SUSTAIN THROUGH THE DEVELOPMENT OF INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES
& SCIENCE BASED CONSERVATION ACTION.
PLEASE HELP SUPPORT OUR MISSION.


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"We need to act now
to reverse distressing declines if this and
future generations are
to continue enjoying
the many benefits we derive from our oceans and coasts."
-Admiral (retired)
James D. Watkins


DID YOU KNOW?
The High Seas -- areas of the ocean beyond national jurisdiction -- cover almost 50 percent of the Earth's surface. They are the least protected part of the world.