Aquarium Staff

  • 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…

  • Seadragons, Part 8: Google+ Hangout

    Last week we hosted our first Google+ Hangout – a live video chat on Google’s new social networking platform – featuring aquarium co-creator Leslee Matsushige. Leslee recently returned from a special research…

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