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Ucluelet's new aquarium officially open

West Coast residents and visitors packed into Ucluelet’s new aquarium to experience the official launch of the new facility.

“I am proud that we have invested in this tremendous facility and am excited to see the benefits it will bring to our region,” says Nanaimo-Alberni MP Dr. James Lunney during one of several speeches . . . → Read More: Ucluelet’s new aquarium officially open

New Ucluelet Aquarium Opening Soon

The New Ucluelet Aquarium will be Opening soon, perhaps as early as June 1st! The new structure redefines Ucluelet’s community centre with sophistication and style.

Visitors to the new Ucluelet Aquarium can expect more of the old facility offered, an up close and personal encounter with a diversity of local marine life. They provide . . . → Read More: New Ucluelet Aquarium Opening Soon

Ucluelet Aquarium development flowing smoothly

The development of Ucluelet’s new aquarium facility remains on schedule to open its doors in May.

When Phillip Bruecker founded the Ucluelet aquarium in 2004 he did so with the intent that biologists would be at the forefront of an interactive and engaging educational experience.

The new aquarium will operate under the same principles . . . → Read More: Ucluelet Aquarium development flowing smoothly

Ucluelet Aquarium News

The construction crew has spent the last couple weeks installing beams on the developing structure of the new Ucluelet Aquarium. Walking past the site these past few days conjures images of old forest.

The Garbage derby wrapped up last weekend with Jamie’s Whaling station taking home the trophy for most garbage . . . → Read More: Ucluelet Aquarium News

Ucluelet Aquarium saves sea lion

Ucluelet Aquarium

A California sea lion that was rescued with a fishing hook and tackle embedded in its throat has been returned to the wild.

The sea lion, which was named Flash Gordon, had a large amount of fishing tackle, including a flasher, hanging from its mouth when it was rescued Ucluelet Aquarium staff.

The 200-kilogram . . . → Read More: Ucluelet Aquarium saves sea lion