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Executive order on marine sanctuaries, oil and gas exploration represents ‘a huge step backward’ for U.S. ocean leadership – Julie Packard

Julie Packard, Executive Director of the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Must credit: © Corey Arnold

Apr 28, 2017

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Conservation & Science

Statement by Julie Packard, executive director of the Monterey Bay Aquarium,  on the April 28 executive order reviewing the designation of existing national marine sanctuaries and prioritizing offshore oil and gas exploration and development in federal waters.

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Aquarium Celebrates National Volunteer Week

A portrait of Yazmin Ochoa, a volunteer and 2017 Lucile S. Packard Award recipient.  ©Monterey Bay Aquarium

Apr 24, 2017

The Monterey Bay Aquarium kicks off National Volunteer week by announcing the exceptional volunteers who earned the 2017 Lucile S. Packard Memorial Award and Youth Volunteer Awards. The aquarium celebrates Mary Martha Waltz and student volunteers Dylan...

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The Monterey Bay Aquarium Celebrates the Next Generation of Ocean Heroes at Día del Niño on April 30

A young student participating in the Splash Zone Head Start educational program at the Monterey Bay Aquaruim. ©Monterey Bay Aquarium

Apr 24, 2017

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Special Events

The Monterey Bay Aquarium celebrates children and families during the annual Día del Niño event with bilingual presentations, activities and performances throughout the aquarium. Children 12 years old and under enter free.

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