A significant step is nearly complete as Jerico Fire Protection of Fresno finishes up the underground pipeline from our fire protection water tank.
Giant 35,000 gallon water tank delivered
Crews from Central Valley Tank in Fresno transported an all-new, custom-built 35,000 gallon fire protection water tank to the Fresno Aquarium property today.
Dr. Bruce Carlson’s Aquatic Life Presentation
On October 5th, 2013, Dr. Bruce Carlson, Science Officer and one of the designers of the world’s largest Aquarium, the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, visited Fresno State to discuss designing and creating the Aquarium.
Institute Reaches $5 million Milestone
How much is a 5-year old, gently-used 700 gallon acrylic reef aquarium (pictured) really worth? Does an attorney’s pro bono work…
End of the World Blues
So, evidently the world didn’t end on the 21st. I’m not surprised, because end-of-the-world scares are nothing new. Remember the Y2K bug? I had friends that went to the desert…
San Joaquin River Restoration Final Program Environmental Impact Statement/Report Released
The Bureau of Reclamation and the California Department of Water Resources today released their Final Program Environmental Impact Statement/Report for the San Joaquin River Restoration. The joint document describes the direct, indirect and cumulative impacts of implementing the NRDC, et al., v. Rodgers, et al. Settlement that resolved more than 18 years of litigation related …
Events engage & inform our supporters
Events such as our approaching Charter Member Holiday Party are designed as opportunities for Aquarius Aquarium Institute supporters to learn more about our organization’s plans, programs and progress. While we have a lot of fun at our events, it is not so much about the party as it is about the networking that occurs at these …
Fresno Aquarium – The Journey
As has been our practice to this date, our plan is to build and grow as the sponsorships, donations and grants come in. Our Charter Members keep the organization going, our outreach programs keep the community and our schools engaged and our volunteers are the smiling faces that help us get accurate facts out to the public.
Spring is busy indeed!
As the school year winds down, the calls come pouring into the Institute phones. We always try to accomodate last minute requests for our school programs, but all too often we have to tell the teachers or parents that we are unfortunately totally booked during the month of May. Sometimes things can get a bit …
Will Fresno require Hwy 99/Herndon Power Center to build Herndon railroad undercrossing?
The potential impact of any given development project on an area’s existing traffic congestion depends on many factors. Let’s say a nonprofit is building a 10-acre nature education center like an Aquarium that won’t open to the general public until 10 a.m. and will close at 6 p.m. – it stands to reason that such …