SeaWorld Orlando team members spent a hot July day with The Nature Conservancy at Mosquito River Lagoon in Merritt Island, Florida. They worked hard to create a quilt of oyster mats in knee deep water designed to re-establish damaged oyster beds.
Busch Gardens Tampa donated 10 koi and 12 tilapia on July 15 to St. Joseph's John Knox Village in Tampa, a retirement community only a few miles away from the Tampa theme park.
“We have an abundance of the fish, and we were happy to share the surplus with our neighbors at John Knox Village,” said Mike Boos, vice president of zoological operations at Busch Gardens.
Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute (HSWRI) recently hosted its annual White Seabass Tournament, raising more than $50,000 to benefit the non-profit institute's continued research in aquaculture. The tournament, formerly known as the White Seabass
Last Friday, SeaWorld Orlando employees took part in a unique conservation-related project to help restore dead oyster reefs in the Indian River Lagoon in Central Florida.
Volunteers helped make oyster shell mats that will eventually be distributed into the Mosquito Lagoon.