Photography

  • Falling in Love at Birch Aquarium at Scripps

    It’s been said that love can be found in the most unexpected places. Why not under the sea? Three years ago, Melissa Calderwood and Clint Burr, Jr. met for the first…

  • Volunteers Are Solid Gold

    Volunteers are vital to Birch Aquarium’s mission. We could not open our doors each day without them. In the past 12 months, our 400+ volunteers have given the aquarium more than…

  • Seadragons, Part 7: The Great Barrier Reef

    By Leslee Matsushige, aquarium co-curator My research trip to Australia has concluded and I’m back home at Birch Aquarium at Scripps, but I wanted to share some incredible photos from the…

  • Birch Aquarium is for the Birds!

    Birch Aquarium at Scripps isn’t just a great place to see fascinating fish. Last Thursday, an enthusiastic group met outside our doors long before we opened to the public. These eager…

  • More Photos: Underwater Parks Day Photo Contest

    With all the amazing submissions to this year’s Underwater Parks Day Photo Contest, we couldn’t help but post a few more of our favorites to share. Thanks again to all the…

  • 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…

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