Exhibits

  • Kelp Forest Tank Reopens With a Fresh Look

    From January 6 through February 7, 2014, Birch Aquarium’s kelp forest exhibit was off display while minor repairs were made to the tank’s concrete structure. This is the last of three…

  • Kelp Forest Tank Under Construction: Repairs Underway

    From January 6 through February 7, 2014, Birch Aquarium’s kelp forest exhibit will be off display while minor repairs are made to the tank’s concrete structure. Our aquarists will also use…

  • Kelp Forest Tank Under Construction: Getting Ready

    From January 6 through February 7, 2014, Birch Aquarium’s kelp forest exhibit will be off display while minor repairs are made to the tank’s concrete structure. Our aquarists will also use…

  • Birch Aquarium Shines a Light on Sustainability

    By Kate Jirik, Birch Aquarium science educator and naturalist Birch Aquarium at Scripps is taking gradual steps toward sustainable business practices. Our most recent success involved upgrading 150 exhibit lights to…

  • Packing in with the Sardines

    Your first memory of sardines may be from playing the game as a kid. This version of hide-and-seek makes players hide in a small space together, packed like sardines in a can.…

Scripps Institution of Oceanography UC San Diego