The very first building on our property along Highway 99, approved as an aquaculture building by Fresno County in December 2015, will allow the nonprofit 501(c)(3) Aquarius Aquarium Institute to begin receiving, quarantining and growing out both freshwater and saltwater fish as well as other aquatic life.
Today, December 31st, 2015, we received a letter from the County of Fresno stating that Director Review and Approval Application #4400 (Aquarius Aquarium Institute’s very first building on the Fresno Aquarium property) was approved and is now final since no appeal was filed during the 15-day appeal period.
November 10, 2015 – Thanks to all our donors, (we just surpassed 1,310 blocks sold) site work on the future Fresno Aquarium property made significant progress throughout this past summer and into the fall. We still need additional support to fund our fire protection…
December 18, 2014 – Watch the interview with Tim Thiesen to hear about how we’re very close to starting on our Life Support Basement.
November 5, 2014 – Tom Lang, our executive director, took the opportunity to talk with Mike Scott yesterday about the progress on the Fresno Aquarium project.
September 11, 2014 – Have you seen our new sign on the Fresno Aquarium property along Highway 99 at the northern entrance to Fresno County?
At this crucial time,…
Here’s a fun interview by Chuck Leonard with our executive director Tom Lang on June 4, 2014, where Tom gives an update on our progress and explains how we are building the Fresno Aquarium with grassroots support from our donors – video courtesy http://CentralValleyTalk.com
March 2, 2014 – At our recent ApCal Benefit for the Fresno Aquarium and Calendar of Events Launch Party, 100% of the entry fees brought us to 399 total concrete blocks sold and we needed just one more to hit 400. Our emcee, Meteorologist AJ Fox from KSEE24 news, worked the attendees to see if he could coax…
December 7, 2013 – Fresno Art Hub and A Sense of Place art galleries, located next door to one another on Van Ness Avenue just north of Fresno High School, hosted a unique event called a Paint-Around to raise funds for the Fresno Aquarium project and Valley Public Radio.