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Sections of the Five Mile and Norwalk rivers are cleaner today (Sept. 17), thanks to volunteers who removed trash during the “Source to Sound” litter clean-up. “Source to Sound” is a partnership between Grace Farms in New Canaan, The Maritime … Continue reading

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On Sept. 15, staff, volunteers and guests bid a loving farewell to Aquarist Vicki Sawyer, who has been with The Maritime Aquarium since our opening in 1988. If you ever watched a seal feeding, you probably saw Vicki and appreciated … Continue reading

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Another successful season has come to an end. We always have so much to do in such a short amount of time, but we always achieve our goals. This trip we wanted to focus on gathering additional information on site … Continue reading

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So what do Barbudan children do for the summer? They go to camp! Similar to the U.S., Barbuda offers a month long summer camp program to children from ages 4-17. The camp provides several day trips for the children which … Continue reading

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Whales are making an appearance in Long Island Sound for the second summer in a row! One has even made an appearance at the Aquarium’s hometown in Norwalk. They’ve also been seen recently near Greenwich, Darien, and New Rochelle. We … Continue reading

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Join us all week for National Zookeeper Appreciation Week! We’ll introduce you to a new animal care staff member everyday. Today, meet aquarist Maxine Montello! What are 3 of your normal daily tasks? Every morning I start the day off by … Continue reading

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Join us all week for National Zookeeper Appreciation Week! We’ll introduce you to a new animal care staff member everyday. Today, meet aquarist and Jamie Veth! What are 3 of your normal daily tasks?  Three of my daily tasks are performing … Continue reading

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Join us all week for National Zookeeper Appreciation Week! We’ll introduce you to a new animal care staff member everyday. Today, meet aquarist and Tyler Mourey! What are 3 of your normal daily tasks? I am a float so every day … Continue reading

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Wow, what a week! The first week of the trip has come to an end, but we are definitely not slowing down. Over the last week we have surveyed several of the reefs, collected water quality from the lagoon, and … Continue reading

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Join us all week for National Zookeeper Appreciation Week! We’ll introduce you to a new animal care staff member everyday. Today, meet aquarist and seal trainer and Sarah Penfold! What are three of your normal daily tasks?  On a daily basis … Continue reading

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