Rescuing Bristol Bay
I am always humbled to learn more about today’s food industry from passionate professionals at conferences like the Chefs Collaborative Sustainable Food Summit, which I attended this September in Boulder, Colorado. Of particular interest, I attended a lecture highlighting the proposed Pebble Mining Project in Bristol Bay, Alaska. If developed, Pebble Mine would be the largest copper-gold-porphyry effort ever attempted. To extract a significant amount of mineral from the deposit, an area […]
High Cotton Restaurant Hosts Sustainable Seafood Experience November 19
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Nov. 10, 2014 — Cooler weather is here and that means seasonal dishes are on tap at the next South Carolina Aquarium Good Catch Dinner. The dinner takes place at High Cotton Restaurant Nov. 19 starting with a reception at 5:30 p.m. A portion of the proceeds from the dinner will support Good Catch, the Aquarium’s sustainable seafood program. Executive Chef Shawn Kelly […]
Great news! The Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography in San Diego, CA has acquired the federal permit necessary to host Jersey as a permanent resident! We are so excited that this non-releasable loggerhead has an opportunity to enjoy life in a 50,000-gallon tank.
To prepare Jersey for success in his/her new home, the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program staff and volunteers have recently implemented a target training regimen. Food is used […]
Last Chance to Visit Jersey in the Sea Turtle Hospital Before November 19
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Nov. 7, 2014 — A young loggerhead sea turtle treated by the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program, is about to earn some major frequent flyer miles. Jersey will fly to his/her permanent new home at the Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, on Nov. 19, 2014.
Jersey was found in September 2013, caught in […]