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When you were in high school, how great would it have been to have an educational mentor? Someone to help you with your understanding of the sciences?  Maybe to encourage and challenge your interest in certain sciences?  Someone who was … Continue reading

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The Maritime Aquarium strongly encourages you to be a supporter of sustainable seafoods, and – along those lines – there was an interesting addition to the latest Seafood Watch consumer guide for the Northeast. It involves seaweed.  More on that … Continue reading

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Take the manic fun and energy in The Maritime Aquarium’s River Otter Exhibit and multiply it by two again now that a 10-month-old otter named Levi is on display. Levi was introduced into the Aquarium’s River Otter Exhibit on Dec. … Continue reading

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    Jennifer Herring is retiring at the end of this month after more than 10 years as president of The Maritime Aquarium.  Her many accomplishments here were celebrated Dec. 17 by board members, staff, volunteers, donors and U.S. Sen. … Continue reading

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The Maritime Aquarium’s “Ocean Beyond the Sound” exhibit lets you get close looks at the sand tiger sharks and their rows and rows of sharp jagged teeth. But, when you visit, be sure to check out the very impressive teeth … Continue reading

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If there was such a thing as the Church of Scientific Literacy, Bill Nye the Science Guy would be the head preacher. And that Church’s rolling wacky thunder filled The Maritime Aquarium’s IMAX Theater last night with his worshippers. Nye … Continue reading

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Imagine if you could not only hear movements all around you but if you could actually feel them too. And not just feel movements but also sense objects and obstacles around you too. It wouldn’t be quite as good as … Continue reading

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Perhaps you – as we are – are deep into leaf-raking time.  So let us take a moment to remind you what NOT to do with your leaves. Don’t dump them into a waterway or wetland.  Not into a creek, … Continue reading

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It’s the week for pumpkins and hauntings, so let’s look at a fish whose haunts include pretty much all of Connecticut’s freshwater lakes and ponds: the pumpkinseed sunfish. Because they’re abundant, live to close to shore and aren’t picky about … Continue reading

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