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  • SEA Days: Diving Deeper with Scripps Scientists

    by Camila Pauda, Volunteer Programs Assistant 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,…

  • Beaked Whales: Listening Through the Noise

    Nearly halfway through this whale-watching season, Birch Aquarium naturalists continue to enjoy their time aboard Flagship Cruises & Events’ 100-foot boat, the Marietta. Birch Aquarium’s 14-year partnership with Flagship brings together…

  • Kelp Forest Tank Under Construction: Getting Ready

    From January 6 through February 7, 2014, Birch Aquarium’s kelp forest exhibit will be off display while minor repairs are made to the tank’s concrete structure. Our aquarists will also use…

  • Baby Seadragons at Birch Aquarium: Leslee’s Update

    By Leslee Matsushige, Birch Aquarium co-curator   In late September, the first brood hatched from Birch Aquarium’s Seadragon Propagation Program. Learn more about the program and find out how the aquarium…

  • Breakfast with a Newborn Nautilus

    By Kate Jirik, Birch Aquarium naturalist and educator Thursday, August 22nd It’s 9:30 AM, and I am joining a very special Birch Aquarium animal for breakfast. On August 14th, a chambered…

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