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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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Aug 13

Yamabe & Horn

Yamabe & Horn offices

August 13, 2013 – On Monday night, the Aquarius Aquarium Institute board of directors approved the selection of Yamabe & Horn of Fresno as the Civil Engineers for our Fresno Aquarium life support basement project.

In 2008…

May 4

Whales and Dolphins?


May 4, 2013 – Every so often we receive inquiries asking whether the Fresno Aquarium has plans to exhibit large ocean mammals such as whales and dolphins. It is important for people to know that we have never had plans to exhibit marine mammals such as seals, sea lions, dolphins or whales. The Fresno Aquarium project is not…

Nov 27

ACE Mentor Program Engages Students

Edison High School students collaborate to design Fresno Aquarium

November 27, 2012 – Today, Aquarius Aquarium Institute founders Tom and Aletha Lang visited Edison High School students in west Fresno to answer questions regarding the students’ design for the Fresno Aquarium.

Dec 29

Generous donations allow Phase One Fresno Aquarium engineering to begin

Phase One Fresno Aquarum

December 29, 2011 – Thanks to numerous generous end-of-year tax-deductible donations to our Building Fund in the 4th quarter of 2011, including a $12,000 gift from Nick and Tessa Cavelletto of Chowchilla, the nonprofit 501(c)(3) Aquarius Aquarium Institute has now raised enough to pay for the engineering and a complete set of plans to be created by Bob Parrish of Parrish Hansen, Incorporated for our Phase One Fresno Aquarium building designed by architect Arthur Dyson, AIA.

Dec 16

Join us on our Cruise to the Second Largest Barrier Reef in the World

December 16, 2011 – We are now accepting $250pp double occupancy deposits for our upcoming fundraiser cruise aboard Royal Caribbean’s Mariner of the Seas (above) sailing January 27 – February 3, 2013. While it’s cold and foggy in Fresno, we will being visiting (and snorkeling) Roatan, Belize and Cozumel – home to some of the most spectacular sea creatures in the Caribbean!

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