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Aquarium of the Pacific Breaks Ground on Environmental Exhibition and Classroom

Exhibits

December 13, 2007

Aquarium of the Pacific Breaks Ground on Environmental Exhibition and Classroom

Long Beach, California, December 13, 2007—From cities looking to recycle waste water to restrictions on garden watering, water issues are becoming more pressing. The Aquarium of the Pacific has announced plans for Our Watersheds: Pathway to the Pacific, a new addition that will provide its Southern California visitors with sustainable solutions and the knowledge to make a difference at any age. The nonprofit Aquarium announced plans today to open a new watershed environmental exhibition, classroom, and native garden in November of 2008.

Orange County Kelp Restoration Project

Conservation

November 27, 2007

Orange County Kelp Restoration Project

Long Beach, CA—November 27, 2007 The Aquarium of the Pacific has adopted the Orange County Kelp Restoration Project to restore the kelp forests in Orange County, which has lost nearly 90% of its kelp beds over the last 30 years.

Aquarium President Honored as Ocean Champion

Accolades to Aquarium

October 30, 2007

Aquarium President Honored as Ocean Champion

October 31, 2007—Long Beach, Calif. Aquarium of the Pacific’s President and CEO Jerry R. Schubel was honored today with a national Ocean Champion award at Monmouth University Urban Coast Institute in West Long Branch, New Jersey.

California Sea Lion Makes Public Debut at Aquarium

Animals

October 4, 2007

California Sea Lion Makes Public Debut at Aquarium

Odin, a blind California sea lion, joined fellow exhibit mates in the Seal & Sea Lion Habitat today.

New Harbor Seal!

Animals

August 23, 2007

New Harbor Seal!

August, 23, 2007—Troy, a 3 year-old-male harbor seal, made his public debut today at the Aquarium of the Pacific. Earlier this morning, Aquarium biologists released Troy into his new home, the Seal & Sea Lion Habitat.

Aquarium of the Pacific Welcomes New Seal and Sea Lions

Animals

June 14, 2007

Aquarium of the Pacific Welcomes New Seal and Sea Lions

The Aquarium of the Pacific has welcomed a rescued California sea lion as well as two other California sea lions and a harbor seal from another aquarium.

Aquarium of the Pacific Launches American Niño Contest

Participate

April 5, 2007

Aquarium of the Pacific Launches American Niño Contest

The Aquarium of the Pacific is looking for talented kids to compete in its first-ever American Niño contest, where the judges are really animals. Sharky the Shark, Summer the Sea Otter, and Lori the Lorikeet bird will decide who will be the first American Niño. To participate in this contest, parents are invited to submit a video (either DVD or VHS) that showcases their child’s extraordinary talent whether in singing, dancing, or playing a musical instrument—the sky’s the limit.

Aquarium Opens New Exhibit Shorebird Sanctuary

Exhibits

March 22, 2007

Aquarium Opens New Exhibit Shorebird Sanctuary

On March 30, 2007 the Aquarium of the Pacific opens its newest exhibit Shorebird Sanctuary. Designed to resemble a tidal wetland, such as Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve in Huntington Beach, California, this exhibit features native vegetation as well as estuarine fishes and shore and migratory birds, including Black-necked Stilts, Black-bellied Plovers, Snowy Plovers, and Ruddy Ducks. Tidal wetlands are habitats for a rich variety of wildlife and serve as vital stopover places for many migratory birds.

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