Category: Press Releases

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Mystic, Conn. (August 27, 2018): Animal care professionals at Mystic Aquarium have the honor and privilege of caring for multiple species that appear on both the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species™ as well as the Federal Endangered Species List including the endangered Panamanian golden frog, African penguin and green and loggerhead sea turtles. Recently proposed rule changes would... MORE »

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Mystic, Conn. (August 21, 2018): Over 50 women in science met with Mystic Aquarium guests as part of the fourth Annual Women in Science Day. Scientists, researchers and animal care professionals as well as women of achievement from the local scientific community showcased the amazing work they do in the name of science. “The goal is to allow children of all ages to talk to our scientists and explore different career options in a variety of... MORE »

Monday, August 13, 2018

Mystic, Conn. (August 13, 2018): Allison D. Tuttle, DVM, Diplomate ACZM and Vice President of Biological Programs at Mystic Aquarium is headed to Taiwan as a Fulbright Specialist to assist the National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium. Tuttle will provide professional consultation as the organization looks to enhance its veterinary and husbandry programming.  Board certified in zoological medicine, Tuttle will bring over 15 years of... MORE »

Friday, June 22, 2018

Mystic, Conn. (June 22, 2018): This Saturday, June 23, a team from Mystic Aquarium will kick-off their annual ‘Seal Scoot Summer Tour.’ Throughout the summer, members of the Aquarium’s Animal Rescue Team will travel to some of the most popular area beaches along the Connecticut and Rhode Island shoreline with the goal of increasing awareness of the Aquarium’s Animal Rescue Program. Rescue staff and volunteers will travel approximately... MORE »

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Special Conservation-Themed Programming Offers Family-Friendly Fun All Month Mystic, Conn. (May 29, 2018): Mystic Aquarium’s June conservation events kick-off with World Oceans Day and continues with a variety of fun, family-friendly outdoor happenings all month long. From mud pies to pizza pies, each Mystic Aquarium conservation program is designed to be as informative as it is fun. In a salute to the ocean planet, Aquarium guests are... MORE »

Friday, June 1, 2018

MYSTIC AQUARIUM TO VISIT HOLYOKE MALL In Support of Joint Summer Camps with Springfield College Mystic, Conn. (June 1, 2018): Educators from Mystic Aquarium will be on hand at the Holyoke Mall tomorrow, Saturday, June 2 from Noon to 3PM with a table-top educational display and activities; allowing children and families a glimpse into summering with Mystic Aquarium.  Recently Mystic Aquarium and Springfield College announced a new... MORE »

Thursday, May 24, 2018

MYSTIC AQUARIUM AND DOMINION ENERGY ANNOUNCE UPCOMING NEW INTERACTIVE EXHIBIT Discover Long Island Sound Exhibit to Educate, Inspire & Entertain Waterford, Conn. (May 24, 2018): Just in time for their Long Island Sound Day celebration, Mystic Aquarium joined with Dominion Energy, owner and operator of Millstone Power Station, to announce the opening of a new and interactive exhibit, Discover Long Island Sound.  Following the... MORE »

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Mystic Aquarium’s Animal Rescue Program Releases Two More Seals Warm Weather and Large Crowd Helps Celebrate Ongoing Conservation Effort Mystic, Conn. (May 23, 2018) – Two more seals returned to their ocean environment this morning at Blue Shutters Beach in Charlestown, RI following several months’ worth of rehabilitation at Mystic Aquarium’s Animal Rescue Clinic. Both seals were welcomed by a large group of community supporters,... MORE »

Thursday, May 17, 2018

GILLIGAN’S RETURN TO SEA Mystic Aquarium’s Animal Rescue Program Releases Another Seal After Rehab Mystic, Conn. (May 17, 2018) –  Mystic Aquarium’s Animal Rescue Team stormed Blue Shutters Beach this morning for the release of a male harp seal. Gilligan, named for the 2018 theme of “Islands,” was greeted by a group of roughly 50 supporters from the community, all eager to cheer on his return to the sea. Gilligan was rescued... MORE »

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

WORLD PENGUIN DAY CELEBRATED WITH NEWS OF PROGRESS IN AFRICAN PENGUIN CONSERVATION Mystic Aquarium Proud of Local Support Providing Measurable Impact on International Conservation Mystic, Conn. (April 25, 2019): There is no better way to celebrate World Penguin Day than with good news. Today, on shorelines in South Africa, colonies of penguins are nesting in artificial nests thanks to a worldwide collaboration. After a successful... MORE »