Aquarium

Today's blogger is Tara Crow, our Aquarium's public programs manager. I took a quick pause from my other work duties this morning to find something fun and exciting to post on the Aquarium's Facebook Wall.  Checking around, it see…
One Lost Little Crab at the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium
This is the final installment of a four-part series on the many changes the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium has undergone since March 1, 2003, when Heal the Bay took over management and ownership of the marine education center. This blog was authored by A…
Pollution exhibit at the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium
This is the third installment of a four-part series on the many changes the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium has gone through since March 1, 2003, when Heal the Bay took over management and ownership of the marine education center. Today's blogger, Aquari…
UCLA Ocean Discovery Center, Heal the Bay, Santa Monica Pier Aquarium
This is the second installment of a four-part series on the many changes the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium has undergone since Heal the Bay took over management and ownership of the marine education center.  Aquarium Director Vicki Wawerchak shares…
The Santa Monica Pier Aquarium celebrates nine years
Today's blogger is Wyatt Miller, public educator at Heal the Bay's Santa Monica Pier Aquarium. People often ask me how I get the energy to run kids’ birthday parties every weekend. I usually answer, “With three cups of coffee.” But in all hones…
Birthday parties held at Heal the Bay's Aquarium are fun and eco-educational
Today's blogger is Vicki Wawerchak, director at Heal the Bay's Santa Monica Pier Aquarium.  March 1, 2012 marks the nine-year anniversary of Heal the Bay's management of the current Santa Monica Pier Aquarium. As staff celebrates the many change…
Heal the Bay, Santa Monica Pier Aquarium
Thank  you to all those who entered Heal the Bay's Cirque du Soleil drawing to win a pair of tickets to OVO at the Santa Monica Pier.  The final pair of tickets will be given away for the following OVO performance:
Heal the Bay, Cirque du Soleil, OVO, Santa Monica Pier
Today's blogger is staffer Jose Bacallao, senior aquarist at Heal the Bay's Santa Monica Pier Aquarium. Winter can be brutal in So Cal. I know all the East Coast transplants in L.A. are rolling their eyes right now - but it's wet, cold and windy here…
Santa Monica Pier Aquarium, moon jellies, Heal the Bay
We collected a sample of water off the Santa Monica Pier today, and got a bit of a surprise. Instead of the blue-gray water that we usually collect, a rusty, brownish-red liquid filled the collection jar. Welcome back red tide! Aquarium staff has be…
Red Tide Dinoflagellates
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