Month: November 2016

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Mystic, Conn. (October 25, 2016): Recently Mystic Aquarium received a grant in the amount of $25,000 from the Sea World & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund and Rising Tide Conservation in support of their ongoing Research and Development of marine ornamental aquaculture with the Marine Science Magnet High School (MSMHS) in Groton, CT. The program is also supported by Connecticut Sea Grant. “This is another example of how Mystic Aquarium and... MORE »

Friday, November 18, 2016

Dear Friend, On Monday, Director of Education & Conservation, MaryEllen Mateleska attended the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s Long Island Sound Futures Fund award ceremony, where she accepted two grant awards on behalf of Mystic Aquarium. Totaling over $34,000 these grants will provide for significant conservation and public engagement efforts focused on the water quality of Long Island Sound. Congratulations to MaryEllen... MORE »

Friday, November 11, 2016

Dear Friend: Last Friday evening we celebrated the opening of The John A. and Jane T. Wiederhold Foundation Veterinary and Animal Health Center. This facility has already been put to the test this week with our team performing minor surgery on an injured frog. During the opening celebration, Larry Rivarde, Senior Vice President for Zoological Operations and Dr. Allison Tuttle, Vice President of Biological Programs, showcased the new surgical... MORE »

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Dear Friend, This past week we had meetings of various committees of the Board of Trustees in preparation for the full Board meeting on Saturday. On Tuesday I was pleased to attend an event honoring Lisa Konicki, President of the Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce. I attended with Kurt Harrington, who is our newest President's Councilor and President’s Councilor Tom Liguori. We deeply value our membership in the Chamber and our assistance... MORE »