Category Archives: Long Island Sound

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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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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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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Join us all week for National Zookeeper Appreciation Week! We’ll introduce you to a new animal care staff member everyday. Today, meet seal trainer Azzara Oston! What are three of your normal daily tasks?  Three things I do every day are … Continue reading

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Because so many boaters seem to be encountering the humpback whales currently in the western end of Long Island Sound … and because boaters of Long Island Sound aren’t accustomed to sharing the water with 30-foot creatures that come to … Continue reading

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                            Perhaps you have seen news stories over the last two weeks of boaters being shocked (and thrilled) by encountering a humpback whale in Long Island Sound. … Continue reading

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On June 11, we were pleased to honor Sandy Bria of GE Capital and John Reynolds, principal of Jefferson Science Magnet School, with The Maritime Aquarium’s 2015 Seal of Approval Awards. The Seal of Approval Awards honor individuals who create … Continue reading

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