• Dive in to the Day of the Life of our Aquarists

    Meet Fernando Nosratpour and Leslee Matsushige, two of our aquarists who have been here for 25+ years, helped build the famous Kelp Tank, and are working everyday behind-the-scenes in taking care…

  • Superstitions at Sea

    This whale watching season has been a successful one, with guests and crew onboard the Marietta seeing Gray Whales, Common Dolphins, Pacific White-Sided dolphins, Risso’s dolphins, and even Humpback Whales and…

  • Meet the Captains!

    Whale watching expeditions with Birch Aquarium’s naturalists wouldn’t be possible without the talented and experienced captains at Flagship Cruises & Events. …

  • Commemorating a Hero

    Birch Aquarium's Exhibits Team was proud to create a display case celebrating Sally Ride.…

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