Browsing Tag

marine

  • Whale Watching Season 14/15 – The Best Yet!

    By Audrey Evans, whale watching coordinator The 2014-15 whale watching season provided thousands of guests with spectacular whale and dolphin sightings. Mostly calm seas and many clear days made for great…

  • Unusual Whales

    What is that? Is it a big dolphin? That dorsal fin is shaped kinda funny… Is it all black? Did it just jump out of the water? These are just a…

  • SEA Days: Ocean Love

    by Lisa Gilfillan, education specialist Every month, the third Saturday is a special day at Birch Aquarium: SEA Days! As the tagline suggests, SEA Days are always full of  “Science, Exploration…

  • Week Two: San Diego Whale Watching 2013

    By Bekah Logan, Birch Aquarium naturalist It’s only Week Two of the whale-watching season with Birch Aquarium at Scripps and Flagship Cruises & Events, but my, what a week it has…

  • Books for Kids: Marine Biographies

    By Leorah Gavidor, Gift Shop blogger Manfish By Jennifer Berne • Illustrated by Éric Puybaret $16.99 (hardcover only)  The Fantastic Undersea Life of Jacques Cousteau By Dan Yaccarino $7.99 (paperback)  Life in…

  • How My Birch Aquarium Internship Will Advance My Career

    By Jessica Chen, Danielle Hammond, Kathrin Artamonov, and Ciera Villegas  Birch Aquarium Youth Summer Interns, 2012  “Do you want to major in marine biology?” As high school students, we hear this question…

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