Month: March 2017

Friday, March 31, 2017

Dr Tracy Romano, A Big Moment, and A Case of the Jitters at Yale Dear Friend, Dr. Tracy Romano We are all thrilled to learn that Dr. Tracy Romano, Vice President of Research and Chief Scientist at Mystic Aquarium is being awarded an honorary degree from her alma mater, Saint Michael’s College in Winooski, Vermont, at their commencement ceremony in a few weeks. Tracy Romano, PhD Dr. Romano is greatly deserving of this high honor.... MORE »

Friday, March 10, 2017

Dear Friend: On Wednesday evening I was privileged to address the Foreign Relations Committee of Providence on the economics of the oceans. I mentioned that no passport is needed to cross the border into Connecticut! During the talk I explained that there are six sectors to the national and regional ocean economy: • Tourism • Construction • Transportation • Energy • Fishing and Living Resources • Ship Building A recent... MORE »

Patriot’s DL Trey Flowers Helps Tackle Mystic Aquarium’s First Seal Release of the Year

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Aquarium Names Seal After Patriot’s Defensive Lineman in Honor of Epic Win Mystic, Conn. (February 28, 2017) – Earlier this morning, Super Bowl champion Trey Flowers teamed up with Mystic Aquarium's Animal Rescue Program to help release the first rehabilitated seal of the year. Named after the Patriot's defensive lineman, Trey Flowers, the female harbor seal, charged the crashing waves at Blue Shutters Beach while Flowers, the Super Bowl... MORE »

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Dear Friend: Congratulations to Vice Chairman of the Board, Tom Mosey, who reached the summit of Kilimanjaro this week. Kilimanjaro is the highest free standing mountain in the world. Board Vice Chair Tom Mosey always has Mystic Aquarium in mind. We can safely say that Mystic Aquarium is reaching new heights! Also this week we had the first seal release of 2017. This seal was named Trey Flowers in honor of the New England Patriots... MORE »