November 23, 2017

Aquarium plans premier place for penguins

NIAGARA FALLS – At the 48-year-old Aquarium of Niagara, the future starts with the letter “P.”

For penguins.

The initial phase in the aquarium’s first major capital improvement since it opened will be an expanded and refurbished penguin habitat.

And it got a huge boost earlier this year when it was awarded a $1.75 million state grant.

In total, it will be a $2.3 million to $2.5 million project, the first of what’s envisioned as a multiphase renovation of the whole facility to the tune of roughly $10 million.

“We have a good facility, but we need to get it even better right now,” Executive

Source: http://www.buffalonews.com/city-region/niagara-falls/aquarium-plans-premier-place-for-penguins-20131027