Tag Archive: aquarium project

Aug 04

Walking Sticks and Wood Spirits – yours with a donation

Everett Piercey has generously donated carved walking sticks and carved wood spirits in support of our fundraising. While quantities last, a minimum donation of $100 will receive a carved walking stick; a minimum donation of $50 will receive a carved wood spirit.  You can make a donation using the Donate button on our website at:  …

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Jul 25

Sea Water is Flowing at the Aquarium

Our team of staff and supporters from Memorial University have been working hard to get the sea water flowing into the Aquarium and into the viewing tanks.  We are pleased to report that on Friday 22nd July we were successful!

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Jan 26

Aquarium Building Nearing Completion

To read more about our Aquarium initiative and the great progress being made please visit http://www.thepacket.ca/News/Local/2016-01-21/article-4411289/Aquarium-building-near-completion/1  

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Aug 13

Memorial University Staff Continue to Provide Support to the Aquarium Development

Memorial University continues to support the aquarium at Champney’s West.  On  July 10, 2015 Jim Devereaux (Laboratory Services Supervisor) and John Evely (Water Quality Specialist) from the Ocean Sciences Centre were on site to advise on plumbing and pumping requirements for the sea water system.  At the same time Danny Boyce (Facilities and Business Manager, …

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Aug 13

The Cardboard Flotilla

Champney’s West weekend was once again a  huge success.   This article in the Packet tells it all http://www.thepacket.ca/News/Local/2015-08-10/article-4241636/Cardboard-boats-set-sail-again/1 Even Elvis joined in the fun with his gorgeous Island Girls  

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Jul 03

Inching toward a goal

Thanks to the Packet for this fabulous article about the aquarium http://www.thepacket.ca/News/Local/2015-06-25/article-4194787/Inching-toward-a-goal/1?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=facebook    

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Oct 01

Marine Aquarium and Touch Tank CBC Interview

CBC On The Go Wednesday September 19, 2012 Guest host Mack Furlong speaks with Bill Driedzic, an Ocean Science Professor at Memorial University, about the the Champney’s West Heritage groups efforts to build a marine aquarium and touch tank in the community.  Click Here To Listen

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Oct 01

Champney’s West Aquarium Initiative gaining support

Kevin Curley Published on August 22, 2013   The Champney’s West Aquarium has recently expanded to join forces with the Oceans Learning Partnership. The partnership is another stepping-stone toward their initiative of building a public aquarium centre and touch tank in the community. The idea was first conceived by Champney’s West resident Wanda Pippy and brought …

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Sep 30

Under Water Watching

  CBC Central Morning Thursday August 28 2013 Great Interview with  Marilyn Sonnenberg on CBC’s Central Morning podcast talking about the plans for the upcoming Champney’s West aquarium! “The tiny community of Champney’s West has big plans for an aquarium project designed to attract tourists. We hear from a person pushing it along, as well …

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