NC Aquarium holiday camps Jan. 19-20

NC Aquarium camps enhance January school break PINE KNOLL SHORES, NC Jan. 9, 2015 – Camps at the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores combine fun and learning into wintertime adventures for children in grades 2-6 during the January school holidays. Two sessions are offered, geared to different age […]

North Carolina Aquarium Succulent Seafood starts October 20

PINE KNOLL SHORES, NC Oct. 15, 2014 – Find out how to cook the catch of the day with the Succulent Seafood series presented by the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores. The first session of the fall-winter schedule for the popular program is Oct. 20 at Island Grille […]

North Carolina Aquarium hosts volunteer recruitment Oct. 12

PINE KNOLL SHORES, NC Sept. 30, 2014 – The North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores invites potential conservation ambassadors — also known as volunteers — to test the waters on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 12. Drop by between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. to talk to Aquarium staff and veteran volunteers about […]

A Pirate's Exile: Lost in the City of Angels

Eatonville, WA, August 18th, 2014-Los Angeles is not for the faint of heart.  It is a dichotomy of how stunningly beautiful and depressingly ugly life can be.  As I pulled into the LA Greyhound terminal, I had a dollar to my name.  I traded it for quarters and called my […]

Dine with Dr. Dino July 19-20 at NC Aquarium

PINE KNOLL SHORES, NC July 9, 2014 – Dr. Dino brings his passion for paleontology and some of his fossilized finds to the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores on July 19-20, in conjunction with the summer Dinosaur Adventure exhibit. Dr. Dino, a.k.a. Chris DeLorey and the education director […]

Albino Alligator Makes a Move

KURE BEACH, NC Feb. 20, 2014 – A toothy resident of the N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher moved to new digs in mid-February and acquired a few new roommates, too. Luna, an albino alligator, still makes her home at the popular attraction, but now resides in the habitat traditionally reserved […]

N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher recognized as Green Travel Attraction

KURE BEACH, NC Feb. 20, 2014 – The N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher is recognized as a green travel attraction by the NC GreenTravel Initiative.  The Aquarium received the highest level of recognition, a three dogwood flower rating,  for its commitment to the environment and conservation. From utilities to purchasing, education […]

A Pirate’s Exile: Pillaging Tampa

At the exact minute that this is being written, I’m on the train to Washington, DC.  I’m watching the homes and highways fly by and thinking about the week I just spent in Tampa.  My grandma moved there a few years back so that she could have a piece of […]