Posts Tagged ‘ Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk ’

$2.5 million hybrid research vessel will expand aquarium programming and help the environment

Jul 19th, 2012 | By

$2 million has been raised toward the $2.5 million construction cost of a 65-foot catamaran, which will replace the Aquarium’s current 33-year-old diesel-powered trawler.



Volunteers sought to help tag horseshoe crabs at Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk

Apr 25th, 2012 | By

The spring horseshoe crab mating migration will be occurring soon, and staff from The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk need your help in documenting it. The Aquarium is seeking volunteers to help attach census tags to the horseshoe crabs as they – the crabs – come up out of the water to spawn at Norwalk’s Calf Pasture Beach.



Local Residents Create Working Models for Lighthouse Competition

Dec 27th, 2011 | By

Amid the calm of the deep, blue swirling walkways of the Maritime Aquarium, beacons of light flash out to light the way. Residents in Danbury, Newtown and Bethel entered their homemade creations in the Norwalk Maritime Aquarium’s 2011 Festival of Lighthouses. For more on this story, visit: Local Residents Create Working Models for Lighthouse Competition

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Volunteers sought for horseshoe crab tagging in Fairfield

Apr 25th, 2011 | By

As part of a census of horseshoe crabs in Long Island Sound, being led by Dr. Jennifer Mattei of Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, the Maritime Aquarium is seeking volunteers to help attach census tags to horseshoe crabs as the crabs come up out of the water to spawn at Calf Pasture Beach.