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Exploring Ocean STEM Careers Night

Exploring Ocean STEM Careers Night

Learn about diverse careers from Scripps Oceanography and aquarium experts

Spring Eggstravaganza

Spring Eggstravaganza

Scuba Bunny Hops in to Celebrate Spring in the Oceans

Scuba Bunny Dives in at Eggstravaganza

Celebrate spring at Eggstravaganza through April 21!

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Birch Aquarium Achieves Esteemed AZA Accreditation

We are proud to have been accredited for the firth time.

Fintastic Whale Sightings Continue

A\mazing whale watching experiences aboard the Marietta!

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