Monthly Archives: February 2014

In December, Jennifer Herring, president and CEO of The Maritime Aquarium, announced she will retire in 2014. She has served in that position for 10 of the Aquarium’s 25-year history and, in that time, has come a wealth of unique … Continue reading

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In collaboration with Bank of America, The Fairfield County Community Foundation has come up with a fun way to generate support for The Maritime Aquarium and many other important non-profit organizations throughout the region. It’s called FC Gives, an online, … Continue reading

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Our seals recognize their trainers and each other, but can they recognize themselves? That’s what Maritime Aquarium intern Alexis Hudson, a senior Marine Biology major at the University of New Haven, wants to find out.

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The “Spirit of the Sound” has a nice ring to it, don’t you think? The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk’s new hybrid-powered research vessel will take on the name dreamed up by Kiara Velazquez, a sophomore at Brien McMahon High School.

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Love is in the air! Show your special someone how much you care with our very own Valentine’s Day e-cards starring animals from The Maritime Aquarium. Looking for even more ways to spread the love? Head over to our Facebook … Continue reading

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Give your kids something fun and exciting to talk about when they go back to school after February break! There are still spots available in our February vacation camps for kids ages 6 – 12 and we’ve extended the registration … Continue reading

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By Dave Sigworth, Maritime Aquarium publicist To an adoring Maritime Aquarium audience Thursday night, Fabien Cousteau acknowledged that he had a “very different upbringing.” His adult experiences are pretty different, too. Cousteau’s grandfather was the famous filmmaker/ocean explorer who invented … Continue reading

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Does our giant hermit crab look different to you? We’re not sure whether to call this a costume change or a change of address, but one of the hermit crabs molted recently and then ditched its old whelk-shell home for … Continue reading

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