Fort Fisher Press Room

Fort Fisher News Room

Welcome to the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher news room. To schedule a media visit or staff interviews, please contact Dey Romo Rossell, communications manager, at (910) 772-0532. 


Welcome New Otter Pups!

Asian small-clawed otter pups are born at the NC Aquarium Fort Fisher. Staff celebrates success in the Association of Zoos & Aquariums Species Survival Plan® Program

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The North Carolina Aquariums and Jennette’s Pier are in the running for USA Today’s Readers’ Choice Award for best aquarium, and everyone’s vote counts.

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Nation’s Leading Aquariums Join Forces to Tackle Climate Change

North Carolina Aquariums join 20 others in pledging to address greenhouse gas emissions

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NC Aquariums Lead the City Nature Challenge

Everyone is Invited to Join: Coastal Carolina Team Vying for the Win

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Spring Break Campers Delight in Animals and More

Wonder & Discovery Highlight Return of Camps

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Aquarium Signature Event: Race for The Planet this April

Hundreds to Join the Race to Support Sustainability

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Call to Action: Volunteers to Train and Become Official Frog Watchers

The team at the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher invites you to dive into the world of frogs and emerge an official FrogWatch USA volunteer. Frog enthusiasts can choose a Saturday session on Feb. 26, March 12, April 9, or May 14 that each run from 1 to 4 p.m.

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Eyes on the Skies: North Carolina Bird Count Event at Aquarium

All eyes will be on the skies Saturday, Feb. 19, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 20, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the North Carolina Bird Count special event at the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher.

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N.C. Aquariums Continue to Care for Cold-stunned Sea Turtles

The North Carolina Aquariums regularly care for weak or injured sea turtles throughout the year, but winter weather brings an influx of turtles due to cold-stunning events.

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Beauty of Self-Expression Shines Through Students’ Creations

Find our more about the Sea Dreams Exhibit and make your reservation today to immerse yourself in this amazing artwork created by local youth.

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North Carolina Aquariums Protecting Birds Amid Avian Influenza Threat

Read about how the Aquariums are taking swift action to protect the feathered animals from coming in contact with wild birds.

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