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VIDEO: National Aquarium's Present and Future

by John Racanelli, Chief Executive Officer

Published December 19, 2013

Our CEO John Racanelli visited Center Maryland earlier this week to discuss the success of conservation and education efforts, our stewardship of the Chesapeake Bay and our newest exhibit, Blacktip Reef.

In many ways, the creation of our newest exhibit is the mark of an exciting new chapter for our organization. As Center Maryland's Damien O' Doherty put it, "You're not just seeing a new exhibit, in many ways you're seeing a new Aquarium."

As a 33-year-old institution, our hometown of Baltimore and the State of Maryland have integral parts of what we have been able to accomplish and what we continue to do in the community and the Chesapeake Bay region.

Watch John discuss our future in part one of his interview: 

http://vimeo.com/82228523 Stay tuned for part two! 
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