Conservation

10 Easy Tips to Go Green This Holiday Season!

Parties, presents, cookies, oh my! This holiday season, follow these ten easy steps to help reduce waste and consider the environment during your winter festivities.

Twinkle lights are beautiful this time of year. Help save electricity by turning off or unplugging lights during the day. Take your conservation commitment a step further by trading in old lights for energy-efficient LED lights!

Shopping, shopping, and more shopping.  Whether you’re buying groceries or looking for the perfect gift […]

One of the World’s Most Venomous Saltwater Fish is Going on Display

Creating a lionfish experience
It is the first time in Aquarium history that an exhibit has been created solely for lionfish. Creating the exhibit takes approximately three days and the main habitat for the fish, the artificial reef inside the exhibit, was created by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources’ artificial reef program. The artificial reef is made out of concrete and mirrors what lionfish would call home in the wild, a coral reef […]

Robust Redhorse

The robust redhorse is considered a modern mystery fish. The freshwater species once thrived, but over the past century its numbers have dwindled. Today, there are believed to be only about 60 adults of them in the Pee Dee River. 

A large, long-lived member of the redhorse sucker family, it gets its name from its thick body, rose-colored fins and fleshy lower lip. Adults can grow more than two-feet long, weigh close to 20 pounds, […]

Party for the Planet- Earth Day 2014

Join us in celebrating the planet that provides us with fresh air, clean water, and amazing animals every day – Earth! This Earth Day, we’re telling Mother Earth that we love her by throwing a fabulous Party for the Planet.

Stop by one of our Education Stations to get conservation tips from the experts. Learn about the effects of climate change on our world and what you can do about it. Discover the magic of […]

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