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We won’t be changing our name to the Shed Aquarium any time soon.  (There would be too much confusion with the venerable Shedd Aquarium in Chicago.) But there’s sure a lot more shedding going on here at The Maritime Aquarium … Continue reading

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In collaboration with Bank of America, Fairfield County’s Community Foundation is planning a special day to generate support for The Maritime Aquarium and many other important non-profit organizations throughout the region. It’s called Fairfield County’s Giving Day, an online, 24-hour … Continue reading

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So far, when it comes to picking a Super Bowl winner, The Maritime Aquarium’s harbor seals Rasal and Orange have been pathetic pinniped prognosticators.  Zero correct in three tries. Polly gets the call off the bench this year. (Hey, if … Continue reading

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Scenes from Chocolate Expo, held at The Maritime Aquarium on Sun., Jan. 25 and sponsored by First County Bank.  Some 40 regional vendors offered samplings and sales of their delicious and decadent chocolates, baked goods and other specialty foods.

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            We’ll keeping them behind the scenes until they’re big enough and strong enough to go on exhibit. Check back with our blog or sign up for updates for more looks behind the scenes! In the … 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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The spring moon is inspiring romance (of sorts) on the beach. But we’re not talking Burt Lancaster/Deborah Kerr/”From Here to Eternity” romance. Horseshoe crabs (Limulus polyphemus) come up onto Long Island Sound beaches to spawn during the nights of the … 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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What are you doing Saturday?  Long Island Sound could use your help. Saturday is the annual International Coastal Cleanup Day, and there’s a whole lot of trash that needs to be picked up along our shorelines. Your participation will not … Continue reading

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By Dave Sigworth, publicist of The Maritime Aquarium Not to end the week as Debbie Downer, but it’s a sad weekend – on a historic scale – for Long Island Sound. For the first time ever, a seasonal ban starts … Continue reading

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