Open 9 am - 6 pm
Shedd Admission tickets and Member Passes are SOLD OUT this day. We also experiencing a high call volume. We appreciate your patience as we work to answer guest calls.

Raise your awareness, raise your voice and let’s take action together. Sign petitions to protect wild spaces with us, learn how to take climate action in your kitchen and from your couch, or advocate for clean water in our communities. Take a step toward being part of the solution.

We have something great bubbling. Stay tuned!

Surge Stakeholders

Want to be an advocate for our blue planet for as little as $3 / a month? Join us! Together, we can make a difference for our waters. Your contribution will drive progress on critical issues, like climate action and protecting biodiversity.

Surge Stakeholders receive a more in-depth look at the impact they create:

  • exclusive Surge images of our blue planet and other digital downloads
  • access to impact makers through exclusive opportunities
  • special behind-the-scenes events
  • regular updates on the impact you create


Surge Subscribers

Interested in learning ways to work together and how to create a healthier planet for all of us? Sign up for our Surge newsletter and Surge alerts!

When you sign up for Surge, you will discover how our choices — what we eat, where we shop, how we live — can add up to a world of thriving animals and humans.

You will also receive:

  • exclusive newsletters
  • tools to take action and spread awareness
  • alerts to take urgent action with us
  • invitations to special events
  • surprising perks and much more


  • A tiny froglet, about the size of the leaf it sits on, peers up at the camera.
  • Two young participants in Shedd's Summer Road Trip look through binoculars at something in the woods.
  • A fish's large yellow nose fills the frame as it peers at the photographer.
  • A diver ties dangling coral polyps to a tall propagation frame.
  • A Shedd staff member digs in to plant plants with a grin