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     March 21, 2018      #91-79 PB1

Quarry Hill renovation 'right on schedule'

Renovación de Quarry Hill 'justo a tiempo'

By Tom Weber

There’s nothing fishy about the renovation project at Quarry Hill Nature Center — yet.

But the new aquarium, with clear tunnels underneath for kids-sized visitors to crawl into, is in place, waiting for water and the fish who will inhabit it. The fish should return in mid-April from their temporary home at the DNR’s mussel lab in Lake City.

A new interactive bird banding exhibit to help introduce visitors to Quarry Hill’s work as a federal bird banding station Tuesday, March 20, 2018, at Quarry Hill Nature Center in Rochester. Joe Ahlquist @jahlquist@postbulletin.com

That’s just before the planned grand re-opening celebration on April 23. “We’re right on schedule,” Lori Forstie, outreach coordinator at Quarry Hill, said Tuesday. The aquarium, a signature piece of the project, arrived Monday.

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Tom Weber