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Upcoming Events

Kelp Cam Facebook Live Thursday 2 p.m.

Kelp Cam Facebook Live Thursday 2 p.m.

Tune into Facebook Live to learn about the Kelp Forest

Kelp Cam Facebook Live Tuesday 10 a.m.

Kelp Cam Facebook Live Tuesday 10 a.m.

Tune into Facebook Live to learn about the Kelp Forest

Camp Registration is Open!

Camp Registration is Open!

Summer Learning Adventure Camps for ages 4-15

Baby Weedy Seadragons Born

For the first time ever, Birch Aquarium has bred and successfully hatched two rare Weedy Seadragons. This is a first for Birch Aquarium, now one of the few aquariums in the world to breed this unusual fish.

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Guide to Birch Aquarium’s Summer Learning Adventure Camp!

We are gearing up for another sunny San Diego summer here at Birch Aquarium! With summer time weather come summer camps! Read through this quick guide that breaks down our various camps by age!!

Baby Weedy Seadragon Update!

Our baby Weedy Seadragons are growing heathy and happily! Click through this slideshow to watch them double in size from birth to today!

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Programs for students and teachers

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