Field Programs

  • Diego Goes Whale Watching with Birch Aquarium

    EDITOR’S NOTE: Diego Cicero is a High Tech High Media Arts student who recently participated in a month-long internship at Birch Aquarium at Scripps. The program is designed to foster personal…

  • San Diego Whale Watching Off to a Great Start

    By Birch Aquarium naturalist Bekah Logan This is shaping up to be another fabulous San Diego whale watching season with Birch Aquarium and Flagship Cruises & Events. Calm seas and sunny…

  • Whale Watching Season is Here!

    By Audrey Evans, Whale Watching Coordinator How many miles have you traveled in 2013? 100? 1000? 5000? How about 10,000? That’s how far an Eastern Gray Whale travels each year on…

  • How Gray Whale Calves Learn to Feed

    A whimsical welcome letter to gray whale calves from the imagined “Bering & Chukchi Seas Dining Services.” May 2013 Dear Gray Whale Calf, Congratulations on completing your first northbound migration! Welcome…

  • Birch Aquarium Greets the World for Whale Watching

    By Kate Jirik, Birch Aquarium naturalist A blanket of coastal fog is clearing as whale watching boat Marietta edges out of San Diego Bay. Higher-than-expected waves catch many passengers off guard,…

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