At Birch Aquarium at Scripps, we are constantly working to broaden our reach, to share the wonders of the ocean with as many visitors as possible. Our staff strives to connect the public—especially underserved and diverse audiences—with cutting-edge ocean and earth science.
This week, our head aquarists Fernando Nosratpour and Leslee Matsushige were [...]
by Charina Layman, Birch Aquarium public programs coordinator
During the last four weeks, I’ve had the pleasure of working with two extraordinary individuals: Claire Northrop and Andrew Salvador. On a path to fulfill their high school internship requirement, these High Tech High students joined the Education Department at Birch Aquarium at Scripps.
This summer, youth summer interns at Birch Aquarium at Scripps helped visitors explore the science of San Diego Bay.
By Lisa Gilfillan, interpretive volunteer programmer
Every summer Birch Aquarium at Scripps comes alive with an influx of eager teenagers. These youth summer interns (YSI) volunteer in a 10-week program [...]
Birch Aquarium at Scripps Intern Catherine Harmeier teaches visitors about the watershed and San Diego Bay.
By Catherine Harmeier, Thomas Nieman, Briana Scott, and Dania Grant Birch Aquarium Youth Summer Interns, 2012
Summer is a wonderful time of year to relax and catch up with old friends. It’s also a time to learn new things [...]