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Conservation Events

Join the Aquarium Conservation Team as we clean up the Chesapeake Bay and restore vital habitats for wildlife. Together we can make a difference!

Upcoming Events

Pristine Seas: Protecting the Last Wild Ocean Places

Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Dr. Enric Sala, founder and executive director, National Geographic’s Pristine Seas Learn More

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Fort McHenry Field Day

Saturday, September 30, 2017, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Register to give a day to help the Bay at Fort McHenry! Learn More

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JUNK Raft: Our Voyage Toward More Ocean, Less Plastic

Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Marcus Eriksen and Anna Cummins, founders, The 5 Gyres Institute Learn More

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Masonville Cove

International Coastal Cleanup at Masonville Cove

Saturday, October 28, 2017, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Join the Aquarium to remove harmful marine debris from the shoreline at the Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center campus. Learn More

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As the Tide Rises: Decades of Watching Ice Sheets Change

Thursday, November 2, 2017, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Dr. Richard Alley, professor and climate scientist, Penn State Department of Geosciences Learn More

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The Passion of a Patriot: A Journey from Private Virtues to Public Values

Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Ambassador James A. Joseph, emeritus professor, Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University Learn More

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Shark Tagging for the Ocean's Health

Andrew Pulver, Curator of the Animal Care Center and Marine Operations, shares how tagging can help us protect shark populations and preserve ocean habitats.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Mary Sidlowski

Mary has been a generous contributor of her time to the National Aquarium since 1992. Although she may have lost count of the number of native grasses she's planted or mailings she's assisted with, her dedication to our mission is never lost on us! Here's to Mary and all of our volunteers...without you, we would truly be lost.

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Contact Us

Please contact conserve@aqua.org or (410) 576-1079 if you have questions or would like additional details.

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Aquarium Conservation Partnership

Aquariums from across the country are teaming up to keep plastics out of our ocean! Learn how you can be a part of the solution.

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