• Being Green and Helping Clean-up the Beach

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    What’s a day-in-the-life of a Shedd intern look like? Well, that depends on your specialty. Whether analyzing water quality in the lab, or preparing food for the belugas or cownose rays, all of Shedd’s work is rooted in sustainable practices. Last Wednesday, Shedd’s interns learned about Shedd's efforts to be green and helped our partner, United Airlines, cleanup the beach.

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  • Join us for BLU this Saturday!

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    I’ve always loved aquariums, and by joining the Shedd Aquarium Auxiliary Board, I’ve had the amazing opportunity to work alongside a passionate group of employees, volunteers and fellow Aux Board members in supporting Shedd’s mission of education, conservation and sustainability.

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  • Happy Birthday, Mr. Shedd!

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    One hundred and sixty four years ago on Sunday, John Graves Shedd was born in a humble frame farmhouse in Alstead, New Hampshire. We’ve got cause for celebration!

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  • Beluga Birthday: Bella Is 8!

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    It’s official: On Bella’s eighth birthday, Maris Muzzy, senior trainer and cetacean manager, says that the beluga is “truly an adult whale now, not the lanky young adult she was last year.”

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  • GLADiators Explore the Lakeshore at Openlands

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    About 30 teens from a group called, Encampment for Citizenship—based out of California, but pulling teens from all over the country—got to meet Lake Michigan and a few Great Lakes fishes up close at Openlands Lakeshore Preserve last Friday.

     

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