Category Archives: Conservation

It’s the 27th annual “Shark Week” on cable’s Discovery Channel.  (You may have noticed that The Maritime Aquarium is the local sponsor of “Shark Week” on Cablevision!) Although the original intent of “Shark Week” was to share helpful educational information about sharks, some … Continue reading

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It’s the 27th annual “Shark Week” on cable’s Discovery Channel.  (You may have noticed that The Maritime Aquarium is the local sponsor of “Shark Week” on Cablevision!) Although the original intent of “Shark Week” was to share helpful educational information … Continue reading

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Take a look inside our most popular camp program: Junior Marine Biologist! JMB, as we call it around here, runs for five sessions over the summer at the Aquarium. During JMB 1 and 2, campers enter the inner workings of … Continue reading

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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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Here’s our annual reminder that this is the time of year when Connecticut’s turtles are on the move. As we noted last spring, you might find one in your yard or garden, or crossing the road in front of you, … Continue reading

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This Sunday is World Oceans Day, an annual celebration where communities around the globe act to learn more about our oceans and to take action to help conserve them. The primary organizer, The Ocean Project, set the 2013-14 two-year theme … Continue reading

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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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Famed zookeeper and naturalist Jack Hanna delighted an afternoon audience at The Maritime Aquarium on May 7 with highlights of his career (and some comical moments too). He presented a menagerie of live animals:  two lemurs, an alligator snapping turtle, … Continue reading

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By Dave Sigworth, publicist of The Maritime Aquarium You might think that, after studying a species for 26-some years, in one remote corner of the planet, you might become somewhat coldly scientific about the creatures. That you might start to … Continue reading

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By Dave Sigworth, Maritime Aquarium publicist Spring has to come eventually. (EVENTUALLY, RIGHT?) And, when it does, one of nature’s seasonal creations will play its vital ecological role again in our woods. We’re talking of course about … big puddles.

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