Aquarium News


Oregon Coast Aquarium to Build Forest-Themed Children’s Nature Playspace – Happy Arbor Day!

April 26, 2019

Newport, Oregon—The Oregon Coast Aquarium plans to build a new forestry-themed children’s nature playspace thanks to a generous one million dollar pledge from Starker Forests, Inc. The Aquarium was built on a mill site in Yaquina Bay, and so the nature playspace will pay homage to its historic origins in the timber industry. Climbing features, […]


USBank-Newport Donates to Aquarium Nature Playspace

September 7, 2018

Thank you to USBank-Newport for the generous donation toward the Oregon Coast Aquarium Children’s Nature Playspace. The donation will support the expansion and renovation of the Aquarium’s playground into a sustainable forestry and timber-themed nature playspace. Pictured is Tina Yeager, USBank Newport Branch Manager (right) and Molly Dumas, Oregon Coast Aquarium Director of Development (left). […]


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