DATE: January 13 2013 | Time: 3:00pm-5:00pm | Description: Roddenberry Dive Team Birch Aquarium at Scripps Behind the Scenes Tour. A small group of RDT members got a sneak peak into the daily operations of the Birch Aquarium in La Jolla, CA. The tour included a orientation looking at the majestic Pacific Ocean from the outdoor touch tank area by the Aquarium ‘s Executive Director Nigella Hillgarth. Guests received a guided tour of the Aquarium exhibits with the amazing staff. Participants got a rare behind the scenes tour of the sea horse nursery, Giant Pacific Octopus tank, top-side of the giant Kelp Tank and dive locker, and the tropical coral reef and cold water tanks with animal husbandry and aquarists staff. Click here for more information on the Birch Aquarium at Scripps.