Milford Haven Seal Hospital
Opened in 1997 by WMLR co-ordinator Terry Leadbetter, Milford Haven’s iconic seal hospital started as a temporary base inside an old blue storage tank turned into an established seal sanctuary. Terry and his team of volunteers treated hundreds of ill, injured or abandoned animals over the years.
Wally The Walrus
The organisation was the subject of widespread media coverage in April 2021 when an Arctic Walrus was spotted near Broad Haven South on the South Pembrokeshire coast
Walrus spotted in Wales, days after one seen off Ireland.
WMLR volunteers monitored "Wally" the walrus during its visit to Pembrokeshire. What can Cornwall learn from Wally’s Welsh trip?.
The walrus spent weeks hauled out on the RNLI Tenby Lifeboat Station slipway, fishing off the Tenby coast.
'Wally' the Arctic walrus returns to Tenby after vanishing over Easter
- WMLR volunteers were instrumental in the relocation of a seal eating fresh water salmon in a welsh river in 2004 River hunt for hungry seal.
- A rare all black seal pup rescued from Newport Beach in 2009 Black Atlantic grey seal rescued from Newport Beach by Welsh Marine Life Rescue.
- In 2017 WMLR helped rescue 220 Manx shearwater West Wales rescue efforts helped 220 Manx shearwater, followed by another 100 in 2018 100 storm-stranded manx shearwaters rescued from Pembrokeshire coast.
- Cleopatra Browne (WMLR Trustee and marine mammal medic) helped in the rescue of a stranded common dolphin at Goodwick, Fishguard in February 2021. Dolphin stranded at low tide at Goodwick Harbour is rescued