Month: May 2016

Friday, May 27, 2016

DEBRIS CLEANED OFF LOCAL ROADWAYS DURING MYSTIC-WIDE CLEANUP A Cooperative Effort of Mystic Aquarium, Mystic Seaport & the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center Mystic, Conn. (May 27, 2016): Local community partners Mystic Aquarium, Mystic Seaport and the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center joined forces this afternoon to host a town-wide, large-scale debris removal event as part of Long Island Sound Day. Staff and volunteers from the three... MORE »

Thursday, May 26, 2016

HARP SEAL RELEASE BY MYSTIC AQUARIUM'S ANIMAL RESCUE PROGRAM PROVIDES EARLY START FOR MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND CELEBRATIONS Mystic, Conn. (May 26, 2016) – As Mystic Aquarium ramps up for a busy holiday weekend that includes a Military Appreciation promotion, the Mystic-Wide Cleanup, Long Island Sound Day celebrations and the much anticipated opening of frogs!, the Animal Rescue Program kicked-off this important celebration with the release of... MORE »

Friday, May 20, 2016

MYSTIC AQUARIUM HAS A BALL ON ENDANGERED SPECIES DAY FOR PENGUIN CHICK GENDER REVEAL Baseball-Themed Celebration Reveals the Addition of Two Boys and Two Girls to Penguin Colony Mystic, Conn. (May 20, 2016): Mystic Aquarium’s best kept secret is out! Earlier today, the genders of the four African penguin chicks, Purple/Purple, Purple/Black, Purple/Brown and Purple/Silver, were revealed in a colorful fashion. Appropriately taking place on... MORE »

Thursday, May 19, 2016

MYSTIC AQUARIUM AND CT DEEP JOIN FORCES TO OPEN SAFE BOATING EXHIBIT Mystic, Conn. (May 19, 2016): Today Mystic Aquarium welcomed dignitaries from Connecticut’s Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) to officially open a Safe Boating Exhibit at Mystic Aquarium.  The organizations have teamed up to create an exhibit that highlights important information like buoy indication and navigational rules, responsible boat... MORE »

Thursday, May 12, 2016

MYSTIC AQUARIUM PENGUIN CELEBRATION PROVIDES UNIQUE CONSERVATION OPPORTUNITY Online Auction Underway for African Penguin Chick Gender Reveal Celebration Mystic, Conn. (May 12, 2016): Mystic Aquarium is providing the public with a unique way to help further the conservation efforts of African penguins. On Friday, May 20, Mystic Aquarium will celebrate Endangered Species Day by revealing the gender of each of its four African penguin chicks.... MORE »

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

MYSTIC AQUARIUM'S CONSERVATION IN ACTION SERIES TO FEATURE FROG CHEMIST Dr. Clark to Present on May 18 as Opening of New frogs! Exhibit Approaches at Mystic Aquarium Mystic, Conn. (May 11, 2016): The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ has identified amphibians as being the most threatened vertebrate group. Through hands-on experiences and digital interactives, Mystic Aquarium’s new exhibit, frogs!, set to open Memorial Day Weekend,... MORE »

Monday, May 9, 2016

OCEAN BLUE CATERING'S ANNUAL MYSTIC FOOD TRUCK RALLY SET FOR MAY 21 & 22 Proceeds to Benefit Mystic Aquarium Mystic, Conn. (May 9, 2016): Ocean Blue Catering and Mystic Aquarium invite foodies to savor the Second Annual Mystic Food Truck Rally on Saturday & Sunday, May 21 & 22, 2016. Over 30 gourmet food trucks will be serving up culinary creations from the parking lot of Mystic Aquarium located at 55 Coogan Blvd. in... MORE »