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On Thursday, October 16, the South Carolina Aquarium, in partnership with Whole Foods Market and GrowFood Carolina, will be hosting an exciting “Beyond the Classroom” event at the GrowFood Warehouse at 990 Morrison Street.
This event is presented by the Aquarium’s newest donor community, the Watershed Society. Featuring delicious, local, and sustainable dishes from the chefs at Whole Foods Market, Edmund’s Oast and Oak Steakhouse, the evening will highlight tips and best practices related to sustainable […]
Served with Braised Purple Cabbage, Local Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes and Pan Au Jus
6 oz Lionfish filet
1 Yukon Gold potato, peeled and thinly sliced
1 sm. pkg. Mixed heirloom tomatoes
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Salt and pepper the lionfish filet and then shingle sliced potatoes to cover the entire filet. Next, pan sear potatoes in a sauté pan just long enough to get a crust to form, about 45 seconds to 1 minute. Flip the fish […]
The inaugural Homeschool Explorers Club day kicked off with a splash at the South Carolina Aquarium on Wednesday, September 10. Over 60 homeschooled students and parents enjoyed a fun-filled day of hands-on education. Homeschool Explorers Club is a four-day series that focuses on a different animal theme each day, and the first day was all about reptiles!
During the interactive classroom experience, students came face-to-face with snakes, alligators and turtles presented by Aquarium educators. Children […]
Loggerhead (Caretta caretta)
Stranding Location: Myrtle Beach, SC
Arrival Date: 09/15/2014
Weight: 60.5 kg (133 pounds)
A Myrtle Beach city employee found this debilitated loggerhead about 5am at 53rd Avenue N front beach. The crew used a backhoe (it was initially reported as a bulldozer, hence the name Dozer) to pick up the large sea turtle. The tractor, a gentle giant when run by an operator who knows it well, did a great job bringing the […]