Texas State Aquarium Wildlife Rescue Open House Scheduled for May 22

May 18, 2018

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – On Tuesday, May 22 at 10:30 a.m., the Texas State Aquarium will reveal the newest features of its Wildlife Rescue Center, formerly known as the Second Chances Wildlife Rehabilitation Program, in an open house tour at 4230 Rincon Road. All media are invited to attend to learn more about this exciting announcement. This event is invite-only for media and select guests and will not be open to the general public.  

A Wildlife Rescue van and 24-foot boat used for rescuing and transporting animals will be on display and media will be given a personalized tour of the facility, including a refurbished surgical center and sea turtle water systems where more than 1,000 sea turtles were rehabilitated in early 2018.

TSA staff and partners will be available to share how the Wildlife Rescue Center’s mission has expanded in recent years and how its latest additions will provide additional resources for rescuing, healing, and releasing injured wildlife in the Coastal Bend.

Complimentary snacks and drinks will be available.

Please RSVP if attending at http://evite.me/p4R1DdYRkZ

Pictures of animals treated and/or released by the Wildlife Rescue Center

WHAT: Open house/tour of Texas State Aquarium Wildlife Rescue Center

WHEN: Tuesday, May 22 at 10:30 a.m.

WHERE:  Texas State Aquarium’s Wildlife Rescue Center, 4230 Rincon Rd., Corpus Christi, TX 78402

INTERVIEWS:  Tom Schmid, President and CEO at Texas State Aquarium, Jesse Gilbert, Senior Vice President and COO, and Alyssa Barrett, Manager of Wildlife Rehabilitation in addition to other conservation partners will be available to conduct tours and answer media questions.

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