But What About the Turtles?

December 30, 2015 | 12:00 pm |  View Release

(Virginia Beach, VA) What do you do when New England is in the middle of a massive sea turtle stranding event, resulting in overcrowding at stranding centers, weather is getting worse by the day, and it is Christmas Eve? You have to find a way to get some of those turtles to facilities with “room at the inn.”
The Virginia Aquarium &... Read More

Virginia Aquarium Names Lobby for Jim Spore

December 17, 2015 | 12:00 pm |  View Release

(Virginia Beach, VA) The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center has named the lobby of the Bay & Ocean Pavilion the "James K. Spore Lobby" in honor of retiring Virginia Beach City Manager Jim Spore.
In a ceremony held on Wednesday evening, Spore was honored by the Virginia Aquarium Foundation's Board of Directors wi... Read More

Volunteer Achieves 12,000 Hours of Service

December 10, 2015 | 12:00 pm |  View Release

(Virginia Beach, VA) The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center runs with the help of dedicated and hardworking volunteers, and on December 4, Sandy Wood achieved a major milestone.
Sandy, a volunteer with the Virginia Aquarium since 1986, reached 12,000 hours. She is one of only two volunteers in the history of the Aquarium to r... Read More

Virginia Aquarium Residents Hoping for Holiday Gifts

December 3, 2015 | 12:00 pm |  View Release

(Virginia Beach, VA) ‘Tis the season for giving, and the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center is asking for special gifts on behalf of some of our favorite, and most well-known, residents.
For the first time, the Virginia Aquarium installed two Giving Trees: one tree in the Bay & Ocean Pavilion and the other in the Marsh Pa... Read More