Aquarium Staff

  • Update: Seadragon Conservation Breeding Program

    This fall, Birch Aquarium at Scripps has been busy preparing to launch our new seadragon conservation initiative. Our exhibit designers are working closely with the Husbandry Department to design a state-of-the-art, onsite laboratory…

  • From the Director: Exploring the Galápagos

    By Dr. Nigella Hillgarth, Birch Aquarium at Scripps executive director Bienvenido! Greetings from the M/Y Coral in the Galápagos Islands! To celebrate the aquarium’s 20th anniversary, I’m visiting the Islands with…

  • Summer Camp Ocean-Science Rap

    Each year, we invite ocean-minded high school and college students to join our staff as Summer Interns. This creative and enthusiastic group often comes up with fun ways to connect with…

  • 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…

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