Month: March 2019

Sunday, March 10, 2019

Mystic, Conn. <March 10, 2019>: The phrase “Bring it On” is an informal term with British origins used to convey confidence and excitement about facing a challenge. It could not be any more fitting that Mystic Aquarium volunteer and everyday conservationist Heather has the last name Bring. Heather Bring of Westerly, RI, has taken on countless challenges in her life. She has faced them all with confidence, excitement and success.... MORE »

Friday, March 8, 2019

Mystic, Conn. (March 7, 2019): In less than a week, over 100 of the greatest minds in beluga conservation will gather in Mystic to participate in the Second International Workshop on Beluga Research and Conservation. Over the last several weeks, Mystic Aquarium has unveiled additional conference details including highlights of daily presentations. Of the major topics over the three-day conference scheduled for March 12-14, 2019, none are more... MORE »

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Mystic, Conn. (February 28, 2019): As the countdown to the much-anticipated Second International Workshop on Beluga Research and Conservation begins, Mystic Aquarium is unveiling additional conference details. With the overall goal of the conference to connect, collaborate and share traditional knowledge and exploration of advances in aquarium husbandry, field biology and the latest science impacting beluga whales, an esteemed panel of... MORE »

Monday, March 4, 2019

March 4, 2019 Dear Friend of Mystic Aquarium: Before I reveal to you several exciting developments here at Mystic Aquarium, please allow me to share the extraordinary accomplishments of 2018. Some key highlights of the past year include: We welcomed nearly 800,000 guests in 2018, well over our goal of 750,000 We raised more than $11 million in funding including $2.25 million for the national youth conservation mentoring program and... MORE »

Sunday, March 3, 2019

Mystic, Conn. (March 1, 2019): Sunday, March 3, as designated by the United Nations (UN), is World Wildlife Day. For the first-time ever, the celebration will concentrate on marine life with the theme Life Below Water: For People And Planet. Mystic Aquarium is joining forces with other aquariums around the globe to support World Wildlife Day by shining a spotlight on the impacts of land-based pollution on oceans. They are also taking this... MORE »

Friday, March 1, 2019

Welcome to Start with Champagne - a blog dedicated to no-nonsense advice on planning, coordinating and mastering all things WEDDING! There will be lots of tips and tricks, some anecdotal experiences and at the very least, a few laughs. I am Katie Kernozek, a 33-year old wife, mother and event planner. I was born and raised in Westerly, RI; however, the quaint little town of Mystic claimed me many years ago. My first job in high school was... MORE »