Sunday, April 27, 2014- Join the South Carolina Aquarium’s Sustainable Seafood Initiative and The Oak Table, a sustainable restaurant partner, for a delicious dinner featuring sustainable seafood. Different than the regular Sustainable Seafood Dinner, enjoy food and wine-paired stations of sustainable seafood while you learn how your seafood choices today can ensure healthy fish for the future. Ten percent of the proceeds from the dinner will benefit the South Carolina Aquarium’s Sustainable Seafood Initiative, [...]
We can’t believe it but we only have one more class before the second interviews that will determine who makes it into the top 10 for our summer internship! During our March classes, the students enjoyed canoeing in a cypress swamp, which is in one of only two old growth forests left in South Carolina, Francis Beidler Forest. Both classes had beautiful weather and some were able to view turtles, alligators and various birds. [...]
Volunteering at the Aquarium is both rewarding and fun. Volunteers enjoy the opportunity to share their specialized knowledge with the public, support a worthy mission, and have a great time.
However, volunteering for the South Carolina Aquarium does require commitment. Volunteers in most positions must complete orientation and training and agree to work at least one four-hour shift each week for a year.
Applicants must complete a volunteer application at least a month in advance of [...]
Two sea turtles were medically cleared by the Aquarium’s veterinarian, but coastal waters in South Carolina are still too cold for a beach release. With only two weeks to release them into the ocean, where do they go? In the warm waters of the Gulf Stream! Many loggerheads utilize Gulf Stream waters during winter months when coastal waters are too frigid for the cold-blooded reptiles.
On April 2, 2014, with the help of Kevin and [...]