September 10th, 2014- Marjorie Lynn Bank Lecture: The Battle of Baltimore: How Our Harbor Helped Define America
September 12th & 13th, 2014- Virginia Beach Dune Restoration
September 23rd, 2014- Fresh Thoughts Dinner
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National Aquarium's Fresh Thoughts sustainable seafood dining series not only offers a delicious evening out, it's also a way to increase your understanding of sustainable seafood practices.
Barren Island is one of the few remaining islands in the Bay, and it has been eroding at a rapid rate. Through our conservation efforts, it is once again thriving.
The Aquarium Conservation Team (ACT!) has worked in this refuge since 2003, restoring wetland habitat and planting trees.
A Blue View is a weekly perspective on the life aquatic, hosted by National Aquarium CEO John Racanelli.
The Chesapeake Bay is the largest estuary in the United States and one of the largest in the entire world.
Sea turtles and rain forests are disappearing at a rapid rate. The Aquarium is working with partners in Costa Rica to protect them.
The American beachgrass and wetland grasses planted by several hundred local students and volunteers is already showing great progress!
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Since 2000, we have restored more than 12 acres of wetland habitat at Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge.
The Aquarium launched a floating wetland island into Baltimore's Inner Harbor.
Since the National Aquarium took over stewardship of this marsh in 1999, volunteers have helped us collect nearly 600,000 pieces of debris!
See how planting a variety of Chesapeake Bay native wetland grasses, trees, and shrubs along the water's edge help stabilize the area.
The National Aquarium participates in a loggerhead early-rehabilitation program, which gives baby sea turtles a better chance at survival.
Discover how planting native shrubs along 2 acres of restored wetland will help revitalize the Baltimore Harbor and create valuable aquatic habitat right here in Baltimore City.
Nassawango Creek Preserve is home to 60 species of migratory birds and a number of rare plant species.
Once a thriving 1,000-acre community, the island fell victim to erosion and was reduced to just 4 acres. The Aquarium is leading the effort to restore this island, one of the last remaining in the Bay.
Tropical rain forests and coral reefs are some of the most productive and diverse ecosystems on our planet.
According to a recent study by Oceana, 33% of the seafood purchased in the United States is mislabeled.
Voted Baltimore Magazine's Best Adventure in 2010! Tagging sharks provides scientists with information on stock identity, migration and abundance, age and growth, mortality, and behavior.
Participating classes receive diamondback terrapin hatchlings to care for, study, and then release back into the wild.
The beach's stability has been compromised due to storms such as Hurricane Isabel.
Students build a nursery pond on school grounds and raise wetland plants onsite. At the end of the school year, they transplant them to one of our wetland restoration sites.