Awards

  • Winners: 3rd Annual Underwater Parks Day Photo Contest

    Birch Aquarium was one of five Southern California science centers to host Underwater Park Day on Saturday, celebrating California’s marine protected areas. Underwater parks, or marine protected areas, help to preserve…

  • Whale Watching Photo Winners: February

    We’re a bit behind on announcing the winners of February’s Whale Watching Photo Contest, and we continue to receive incredible entries. Below are the winners our staff selected for last month.…

  • Whale Watching Photo Winners: January

    This is the second year of our Whale Watching Photo Contest, and we continue to receive incredible entries. Below are the winners that our staff selected for January. There’s still time…

  • Aquarium Educators Lauded for Diversity Efforts

    At Birch Aquarium at Scripps, we strive to connect everyone to the ocean. Each year our staff works to expand our reach, especially to underserved and diverse audiences within our Southern…

  • Birch Aquarium recognized in CityBeat

    The staff is pretty excited about the recognition we just received from CityBeat’s seventh-annual “Best of San Diego” list. We feel so honored! Best Place to Admire Sea Life Without Getting…

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