Press Releases

Cold-Stunned Sea Turtles from New England Flown to South Carolina

South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program Has Record Intake of New Patients
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Nov. 21, 2014 — Fifteen new sea turtles were just admitted to the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program, a new record intake for the non-profit’s largest conservation program. The patients were flown from Boston last night on a donated flight and will spend the next few months recuperating at the Aquarium’s Sea Turtle Hospital.

The turtles, 14 Kemp’s […]

High Cotton: A Good Catch Dinner on November 19

High Cotton Restaurant Hosts Sustainable Seafood Experience November 19
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Nov. 10, 2014 — Cooler weather is here and that means seasonal dishes are on tap at the next South Carolina Aquarium Good Catch Dinner. The dinner takes place at High Cotton Restaurant Nov. 19 starting with a reception at 5:30 p.m. A portion of the proceeds from the dinner will support Good Catch, the Aquarium’s sustainable seafood program. Executive Chef Shawn Kelly […]

Jersey Takes to the Skies on Journey from South Carolina to California

Last Chance to Visit Jersey in the Sea Turtle Hospital Before November 19
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Nov. 7, 2014 — A young loggerhead sea turtle treated by the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program, is about to earn some major frequent flyer miles. Jersey will fly to his/her permanent new home at the Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, on Nov. 19, 2014.

Jersey was found in September 2013, caught in […]

Salvage for our Seas: Artwork by Daniel Miner

Exhibit Features One-of-a-kind Sculptures Made by Local Artist Daniel Miner
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Sept. 26, 2014 — Marine animals come to life through recycled metal, tools and old engine parts in the South Carolina Aquarium’s newest art installation, Salvage for our Seas. The exhibition, on display through January 15, 2015, features sculptures by Charleston artist Daniel Miner representing the Lowcountry’s diverse animals and landscapes.
Each piece is an original interpretation by Miner who transforms expired engine […]

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