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SHARKS: On Assignment with Brian Skerry Exhibition NOW OPEN inside the Tom Ridge Environmental Center

September 27, 2021 through January 30, 2022

Exhibit Open Daily, 8AM - 4PM


"SHARKS: On Assignment with Brian Skerry" allows visitors to dive into the depths of the oceans to swim alongside Tiger Sharks, Great Whites, Oceanic Whitetips and Shortfin Makos while learning about each species' habitat and threats they face.

"This exhibition is another example of the ways in which National Geographic uses its powerful storytelling to make a meaningful impact on conservation efforts," said National Geographic's vice president of Exhibitions, Kathryn Keane. "Brian's life story and his powerful photographs take the standard perception of these feared and iconic predators and turn it on its head. Through their sheer majesty and beauty, his photographs help us gain a deeper understanding of the world's sharks and see them in an entirely new light."

The TREC Foundation is proud to partner with National Geographic to bring one of their exciting exhibits to Erie for the first time. Through fundraising efforts and support from our sponsors, the TREC Foundation is able to offer this exhibit free of charge through its duration here inside the Tom Ridge Environmental Center.


The Honorable Tom Ridge and Michele Ridge

PNC Bank


UPMC Hamot & UPMC Healthcare

Presque Isle Gallery & Gifts

"Sharks: On Assignment with Brian Skerry" is organized and traveled by the National Geographic Society.


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