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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Get involved!

Get Involved this May

Conservation isn't all fun and games...unless you're at Mystic Aquarium!

Check out the public conservation programming we have planned for you at Mystic Aquarium this May:

Nature Play
Nature Play - Garden Party with Frogs and Toads  
Saturday, May 7, 11am - 1pm

The Sea School Green will be open for the public to participate in Nature Play Programming.

This month, we'll search for frogs and toads and even make toad abodes for you to take home! Learn more.

Family Horseshoe Crab Walk
Family Horseshoe Crab Walk 
Saturday, May 21, 6pm - 9pm
Napatree Point, Westerly, RI

Head to the beach and witness these "living fossils" gather on the beach at night. Be prepared to get your feet wet and hike a distance as you help count the horseshoe crabs while you learn about this fascinating creature. Registration is required.

Mystic Wide Clean Up
Mystic-Wide Clean-Up  
Friday, May 27, 12pm - 8pm
Sites throughout Mystic, CT

Join us and community partners during this town-wide, large-scale debris removal event. Our goal is to remove more than 400 lbs. of debris from over 10 miles of riverside property in Mystic, and we need your help! Learn more.

Long Island Sound Day   
Saturday, May 28, 11am - 2pm
Mystic Aquarium

Celebrate the Sound and all it offers our local environment! We're bringing the important elements of our Sound to you through hands-on and interactive experiences. You'll even get to see some marvelous raptors. Learn more.

Scrap Art Sculpture Contest
Calling All Scrap Artists!    

We want your recycled creations for the annual Scrap Art Sculpture Contest. Sculptures will be voted on during our Long Island Sound Day celebration. The winner will be announced at 6pm that evening.

Learn more on contest rules and regulations here.

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