Category: Press Releases

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

MYSTIC AQUARIUM CAMPAIGNS FOR MARINE NATIONAL MONUMENT DESIGNATION IN REGION As Part of the Ocean Treasures Coalition Mystic, Conn. (July 26, 2016): It’s like walking through Dr. Seuss’ garden. That is how Mystic Aquarium Senior Research Scientist Dr. Peter Auster describes the New England Coral Canyons and Seamounts, located 150 miles off the coast of Cape Cod. For over 30 years, Dr. Auster has been working in the area that teems... MORE »

Friday, July 22, 2016

MYSTIC AQUARIUM TO DROP LURES DURING JULY 25 SUMMER NIGHTS EVENT Pokémon Go Trainers Invited to Explore Aquarium and Grow Their Pokédex Mystic, CT (July 22, 2016): Mystic Aquarium is a Pokémon Go hotspot with Pokéstops, a gym, and during the July 25 Summer Nights event, will start dropping lures from 6 to 9 pm. Pokémon Trainers of all levels are welcome to search for Pokémon and battle at the gym in a safe and fun environment, all... MORE »

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

MYSTIC AQUARIUM PARTNERS WITH LOCAL MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS AND TECHNOLOGY GROUP TO HELP ENHANCE MOBILITY OF INJURED AFRICAN PENGUIN Students Successfully Complete Digital Workflow Framework by Using 3D Technology Mystic, CT (July 18, 2016):  A string of random conversations resulted in a collaborative effort that today finds an endangered African penguin with added mobility. And, all at the hands of a group of middle school students. ... MORE »

Friday, July 15, 2016

MYSTIC AQUARIUM AND UCONN EXPAND PARTNERSHIP Research of Long Island Sound at the forefront of Collaboration Mystic, Conn. (June 23, 2016):  Mystic Aquarium and the University of Connecticut (UConn) recently announced the further advancement of their ongoing and longstanding collaboration. With a shared common interest in maintaining marine biodiversity, these two renowned nonprofits will continue to work together to further stewardship... MORE »

Monday, June 27, 2016

MYSTIC AQUARIUM AND EUGENE O'NEILL THEATER CENTER JOIN FORCES Mystic, CT (June 21, 2016): Mystic Aquarium and the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, two of the region’s most revered cultural organizations, have launched a partnership fostering engagement and bolstering conservation initiatives important to locals and guests alike. The Guest Services staff at Mystic Aquarium will receive presentation training from the O’Neill’s... MORE »

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

MYSTIC AQUARIUM TO SPARK WAVES OF CHANGE IN OCEAN PROTECTION ON WORLD OCEANS DAY Activities Kick-Off Summer Campaign for National Monument Designation Mystic, CT (June 8, 2016): Back in March, after years of hard work, Dr. Peter Auster of Mystic Aquarium and Dr. Scott Kraus of New England Aquarium released a wide-ranging scientific analysis of areas proposed for permanent protection as a national monument including New England submarine... MORE »

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

MYSTIC-WIDE CLEANUP SET FOR FRIDAY IN CELEBRATION OF LONG ISLAND SOUND A Cooperative Effort of Mystic Aquarium, Mystic Seaport & the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center Mystic, Conn. (May 24, 2016): Mystic Aquarium, Mystic Seaport and the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center have joined forces to host a town-wide, large-scale debris removal event as part of Long island Sound Day.  While the measurable goal is to remove 400 pounds of debris... MORE »

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 »