Organizational Purpose

Gulf World Marine Institute, Inc. (GWMI) is an established nonprofit business working in connection with its commercial partner, Gulf World Marine Park, Inc.  Over many years, Gulf World has provided the Florida Panhandle coastal region a variety of public services through its facilities and by its staff in leading efforts toward the three GWMI core programs, which are 1) to lead, assist and manage the recovery and rehabilitation of stranded, sick or injured marine mammals and sea turtles, 2) to serve as an environmental educational tool for the local and national community, and 3) to help facilitate marine and oceanographic research on a local and national level.  Like other commercial marine entertainment venues, Gulf World Marine Park, Inc. is supporting the establishment of Gulf World Marine Institute, Inc. to further extend and enhance the widely recognized work its oceans and its sea life inhabitants.