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Annual Reports

Birch Aquarium in the 2018 Scripps Institution of Oceanography Annual Report

2017 Scripps Institution of Oceanography Annual Report 
Find Birch Aquarium on pages 17-19. 

Birch Aquarium in the 2016 Scripps Institution of Oceanography Annual Report

You can also view past Scripps Institution of Oceanography Annual Reports here

News Releases 


Toddler Time Kicks-Off New Season at Birch Aquarium
Popular children's series featuring music, art, yoga, and more kicks-off September 11 and continues every

Seadragons & Seahorses Opens at Birch Aquarium
New permanent exhibition features one of the largest seadragon habitats in the world

Eggstravaganza at Birch Aquarium 
Hop Hop Splash! Scuba Bunny dives in to celebrate spring

Birch Aquarium Offers Camp Financial Aid 
The aquarium hopes to inspire all future ocean stewards through Summer Learning Adventure Camp 

Whale Fest Makes A Big Splash
New event celebrates whales and their charismatic cousins at the height of whale watching season

Birch Aquarium to Participate in Museums for All
Birch Aquarium is the second aquarium to participate in nationwide program that makes museums and cultural attractions available to all. 


New Exhibition Strives to Save Seadragons
Birch Aquarium’s newest venture will feature one of the largest seadragon habitats in the world.

Bam! Pow! Splash! Birch Aquarium Opens Comic-Inspired Exhibit 
Oddities: Hidden Heroes of the Scripps Collections Highlights the astonishing adaptations (aka superpowers) of ocean species. 

Saving Coral Reefs One Video at a Time 
Students from Kearny High School have teamed up with Birch Aquarium to create videos that promote conservation locally and globally. 

Eggstravaganza at Birch Aquarium 
Hop! Hop! Splash! Celebrate spring with Scuba Bunny.

Listening for Fish Conversations in the Kelp Forest
Birch Aquarium is testing a new ocean conservation tool used to identify sound-producing fish.


Birch Aquarium Announces 2017 Green Flash Lineup 
Annual concert series is the ultimate Southern California music experience.

A Grandfather’s Wish to Share the Sea
Bequest from longtime Birch Aquarium member Eugene Swantz supports Scripps Institution of Oceanography. 

Art Installation Takes Living Light to Infinity 
Birch Aquarium at Scripps is launching the Infinity Cube, a new, immersive installation that explores bioluminescence. 


Holiday Night Lights Celebration 2016
Let it glow, let it glow, Let it glow! Birch Aquarium Celebrates the holidays with nature's living lights. 

Expedition at Sea: R/V Sally Ride Gallery Opens
This immersive new exhibit brings guests closer to cutting edge research.