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Aquarium's Partnership with Watsonville Community Wins Noyce Foundation Award

Jul 01, 2014

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Conservation & Science
Education Programs
Aquarium News

A decade-long, intensive science education collaboration between the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Pajaro Valley Unified School District and the Watsonville community is one of seven museums and science centers nationwide to receive the Noyce Foundation’s prestigious “Bright Light” award.

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Ocean Education and Leadership Center Planned for California's Schoolchildren and Teachers

Jun 17, 2014

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Education Programs
Conservation & Science
Aquarium News

The non-profit aquarium has acquired two connecting buildings at 585 and 625 Cannery Row, a short walk from the aquarium. One building will be transformed into a new K-12 Ocean Education and Leadership Center, focusing primarily on providing innovative and highly interactive education programs for youth and teachers.

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Aquarium Reels in Coding Aficianados with #Fishackathon

Jun 11, 2014

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Special Events
Aquarium News

On June 13-15, the Aquarium will partner with the State Department on a two-day, round-the-clock #Fishackathon to help create tools for better management of fisheries in the developing world.

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New Penguin Chick Joins Monterey Bay Aquarium Family

Jun 10, 2014

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Conservation & Science
Exhibits & Animals
Aquarium News

The Monterey Bay Aquarium is proud to announce the recent hatching of an African penguin chick. The chick is now being cared for by its parents, Karoo and Messina, on exhibit in the “Splash Zone ” family gallery.

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Aquarium Encourages Watsonville Teens to Learn About Local Environmental Issues

Jun 10, 2014

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Education Programs
Conservation & Science
Aquarium News

The Monterey Bay Aquarium’s “Watsonville Area Teens Conserving Habitats” (WATCH) program continues to offer an educational environmental experience to students from Pajaro Valley High School, Watsonville High School and for the first time since the program’s inception, Aptos High School.

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