September 25, 2018

Birch Aquarium celebrates 20 years in La Jolla

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It’s not as famous as the Monterey Bay Aquarium or as old as San Francisco’s Steinhart Aquarium, but after two decades atop a bluff in La Jolla the Birch Aquarium has established itself as an integral part of the San Diego experience.

The Birch Aquarium celebrated its 20th anniversary in September, unveiling a new logo as leaders explore new technologies to connect the public with research at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, part of UC San Diego. The third decade probably won’t bring major changes to the aquarium’s footprint,