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The Next Sustainable Seafood Dinner at Edmund’s Oast

The South Carolina Aquarium and Edmund’s Oast Team Up for Fish for the Future

CHARLESTON, S.C. — May 8, 2014 — Celebrate sustainable seafood at one of Charleston’s hot new restaurants, Edmund’s Oast, at the next South Carolina Aquarium Sustainable Seafood Dinner taking place May 19, 2014 at 6 p.m. This unique dinner, held on Edmund’s Oast’s outside patio, will feature six courses expertly prepared by Executive Chef Andy Henderson. Each course will highlight sustainable [...]

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    Join the South Carolina Aquarium for the First Public Sea Turtle Release of the Year

Join the South Carolina Aquarium for the First Public Sea Turtle Release of the Year

Large Loggerhead Huntington Ready to Return to the Deep Blue Sea

CHARLESTON, S.C. — April 5, 2014—Grab a friend and head out to see the first public sea turtle release of the year. Huntington, a 177-pound loggerhead sea turtle, will be returned to the ocean at 4:30 p.m. today, May 5, 2014 at the Isle of Palms County Park. The release is being held in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Natural [...]

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    Explorer Who Discovered The Titanic To Be Recognized At The Gala

Explorer Who Discovered The Titanic To Be Recognized At The Gala

World-Renowned Deep Sea Explorer Dr. Robert Ballard To Receive Environmental Stewardship Award

CHARLESTON, S.C. — April 25, 2014 — World-renowned deep-sea explorer Dr. Robert Ballard will receive the South Carolina Aquarium Environmental Stewardship Award on Thursday, May 8, 2014.  The eighth Annual South Carolina Aquarium Conservation Gala, taking place on Liberty Square in Charleston, S.C., recognizes individuals that have worked to protect the environment and our oceans.  Dr. Ballard is being honored for his commitment [...]

The Lowcountry Loves The World Famous Weeki Wachee Mermaids

Only a Few Days Left to See Mermaids at the South Carolina Aquarium

CHARLESTON, S.C. — April 16, 2014—The World Famous Weeki Wachee Mermaids are inspiring and delighting visitors of all ages, but they are in the Lowcountry for only a few more days.  The mermaids who are visiting from Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, are swimming amongst the sea life in the Aquarium’s Great Ocean Tank, including sharks, for a truly unforgettable experience through [...]

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