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Roanoke Island Aquarium Director Chosen to Lead N.C. Aquariums Division

RALEIGH, N.C. – The North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) has announced that Maylon White has been chosen as director for the North Carolina Aquariums Division. White will take over the role on March 4, 2019, and follows the departure of David Griffin, who retired in January after leading the division for 16 years.   “Maylon White brings a wealth of experience, creativity, and strong leadership skills to his new... Read More
at Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Aquarium Advisory meeting notice!

The NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island Advisory Committee is holding its quarterly meeting at the aquarium on Wednesday, February 13 at 1:00 pm.  The aquarium is located at 374 Airport Road in Manteo, NC.  The meeting will be held in the Conference Room and is open to the public. Read More
at Friday, February 8, 2019

Aquarium eases inclusion for visitors with sensory challenges

New sensory features at the NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island will allow visitors who are on the autism spectrum or experience visual impairment to maximize their enjoyment and adventures at the aquarium. Guests may now check out “Sensory Inclusion” bags at the visitor services desk in the aquarium’s lobby that include features like tactile items, fidget toys and noise-cancelling headphones. The initiative was accomplished in partnership with the organization KultureCity, a... Read More
at Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Santa Paws fills bowls for adoptable animals

The North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island invites the community to help out the Outer Banks SPCA and get free admission to the aquarium during the Santa Paws Pet food drive. Between November 26 th  and January 4 th , each person bringing in a bag of dry pet food weighing seven pounds or more will get free admission into the aquarium, and anyone donating any pet food or other supplies will be entered for a chance to win one of two paintings created by resident artist Molly the river... Read More
at Monday, November 26, 2018

Southern Bank new sponsor for Soundside Pier

The North Carolina Aquarium Society and the NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island welcomed a $75,000 donation and sponsorship by Southern Bank for its Soundside Pier on November 3.  The donation was celebrated with the unveiling of a new archway for the pier and was attended by representatives of Southern Bank, the North Carolina Aquarium Society and the aquarium. The aquarium and North Carolina Aquarium Society would like to express their profound... Read More
at Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Orphaned Otters Released into the Wild After Collaboration by Three N.C. Agencies

ASHEBORO, N.C.  – Two North American river otter pups orphaned earlier this year at the North Carolina coast have been successfully rehabilitated and released as part of a cooperative effort between The NC Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC), the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island and North Carolina Zoo. The effort was based on valuable input and cooperation among the participating agencies to help ensure the animals’ well-being.  Found orphaned... Read More
at Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Tickets on sale October 1 for Trick or Treat Under the Sea

Purchase Tickets It’s spooky, kooky, family friendly and frightfully fun and it’s returning to the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island: Trick or Treat Under the Sea, the aquarium’s aquatic Halloween hootenanny will take place October 24th and 25th from 6 to 8 p.m. and tickets go on sale October 1 st  at ncaquariums.com/roanoke-island. The 14 th  incarnation of Trick or Treat Under the Sea promises the same ghoulish goofiness that has made it an annual... Read More
at Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Dinosaurs! extended to Sept. 16

The dinosaurs roaming the nature trail the NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island are getting an extended stay, remaining open until September 16. Originally slated to go extinct on September 4, the dinos’ departure has been postponed so more visitors can enjoy these prehistoric giants face-to-face. Last month saw the highest-attended July since 2001, and the dinosaurs have been a huge hit. Guests can stand alongside life-size animated Triceratops and Stegosaurus and get face to face with... Read More
at Monday, August 20, 2018

Title I Schools Can Now Apply for N.C. Aquarium Scholars Program

The application period is underway for teachers in North Carolina’s Title I schools to participate in the Aquarium Scholars program, an educational outreach opportunity that connects students with undersea worlds, amazing animals and ocean science.   Through Sept. 15, 2018, teachers can apply for mini-grants to fund programming such as in-classroom animal encounters, class trips to North Carolina Aquariums, or distance learning sessions that bring the North Carolina... Read More
at Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Aquarium Advisory Committee meeting notice!

The NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island Advisory Committee is holding its quarterly meeting at the aquarium on Wednesday, August 8 at 1:00 pm. The aquarium is located at 374 Airport Road in Manteo, NC.  The meeting will be held in the Conference Room and is open to the public. Read More
Posted by Brian Postelle at Sunday, August 5, 2018

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