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Fresno Aquarium

is being built on our 10 acres along
Hwy 99 overlooking the San Joaquin River

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Sep 25

Construction Activity Update

Grading

September 25, 2016 – Crawford Construction of Clovis worked intensely this month on the Fresno Aquarium property to grade our building pad and move our driveway slightly to the west to create space for a required 20-foot landscape strip along our shared property line with Highway 99.

Jun 11

Groundbreaking Celebration

Aquaculture Groundbreaking
On May 25, 2016, local dignitaries and invited guests joined our nonprofit’s board of directors as they honored Roy and Betty Jura, the donors of the Fresno Aquarium property, at a groundbreaking celebration. To watch videos about our groundbreaking, be sure to visit and subscribe to our YouTube Channel.

Jan 24

Starting to build our very first building

Aquaculture Building Model

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.

Dec 31

We’re Approved!

It’s official!

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.

Nov 10

Site Prep Work Progresses

Site Work
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…

Jun 6

June 4, 2014 Update

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