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Vancouver Aquarium message in a bottle.

Message in a Bottle – Connected and Reunited

On July 12, 2014, a day that started out as a normal workday, my concept of the term “connected” changed forever. The day started out like any other on the Vancouver Aquarium research boat: wake up, tend to the chores, and look for whales. Days working on a research boat are long and sometimes tedious but idle chatter helps to keep things interesting. The morning’s topic of conversation was around messages in a bottle. IContinue Reading: Message in a Bottle – Connected and Reunited

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Vancouver Aquarium fundraising gala

Record Breaking Funds Raised at Annual Toast to the Coast Gala

It was another record-breaking year for Vancouver Aquarium’s Toast to the Coast, presented by CIBC, fundraising event where 650 guests came together to raise more than $145,000 for aquatic conservation, research and education programs, such as the award-winning, nationwide Ocean Wise™Continue Reading: Record Breaking Funds Raised at Annual Toast to the Coast Gala

Athena (in the water at right) uses a ladder to get in and out of the piranha exhibit. It's not usually in there.

Swimming with Piranhas

It’s no coincidence that every time I go to talk with Athena Csuzdi she’s busily scrubbing down an Aquarium exhibit. After all, as the Aquarium biologist responsible for the care of the tropical freshwater animals, it’s her job to ensureContinue Reading: Swimming with Piranhas

AquaClub programs at the Vancouver Aquarium

AquaClub Fall Registration Now Open

Back for its second year and now open for registration, members of the Vancouver Aquarium have exclusive access to AquaClubs, a program specially designed for young aspiring marine biologists and conservationists ages seven through 11. AquaClubs offer the opportunity forContinue Reading: AquaClub Fall Registration Now Open

Bee Bop Vancovuer Aquarium

Street Team Summer Wrap Up

Our volunteer program at the Vancouver Aquarium provides opportunities for just about every personality type: shy, extroverted, studious, artistic, or meticulously organized. The Street Team is a job for the most outgoing of our volunteers. They are on site, representingContinue Reading: Street Team Summer Wrap Up