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Camp Registration March 13

Camp Registration March 13

Summer Learning Adventure Camps for ages 4-15

Whale Watching

Whale Watching

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Listening for Fish Conversations in the Kelp Forest

Glub? Pop! Squeak? Birch Aquarium helped test a new ocean conservation tool used to identify sound-producing fish

Whale Watching Season is in Full Swing

The gray whale season this year has been wonderful so far! We have seen a whopping 454 Gray Whales! Whale watchers have just started to see these gentle giants begin their northward journey...

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