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The N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher released a rehabilitated loggerhead sea turtle off the beach at the Fort Fisher State Recreation Area on Wednesday, May 23, 2018.

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A $10,000 grant funded by Duke Energy expanded “Sea Scholars” to nine Brunswick County elementary schools during the 2017-2018 school year.

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Educators Explore Baja-Information Session

Join us for an information session on an educators trip to Baja, Mexico led by trained marine educators. Learn more at the aquarium on Saturday, April 14 at 10 a.m.

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Aquarium Recognizes Outstanding Employees

The North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher honored two employees, Kristin Holloman-Noe and Erin Gross recently for making the Aquarium a better place to work and visit.

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Volunteer of the Year

The North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher recently celebrated the dedicated volunteers who assist Aquarium operations and make a world of difference to the facility and its visitors.

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North Carolina Mermaid Tale Leads to Aquarium

With her long red hair, snowy skin and slip-on, custom tail, Victoria Cox is the embodiment of a wholesome siren of the sea ready to make her dreams come true. In fact, that is exactly what the North Carolina native did when she became a world-famous Weeki Wachee mermaid.

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