Tour de Turtles - 2013 Events

 Tour de Turtles - 2013 Events

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KICK OFF SOCIAL & SILENT AUCTION

Join us as we kick off Tour de Turtles with a celebration featuring heavy hors d’oeuvres, refreshments and a silent auction to benefit sea turtle conservation and habitat protection in Brevard County.

Date: Saturday, July
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Location: Barrier Island Center
8385 S Hwy A1A, Melbourne Beach, FL
321-723-3556
Tickets: $20 with advance purchase online or advanced tickets can be purchased at the Barrier Island Center. Tickets will also be available at the door for $35.
Parking: Parking is limited. Carpooling is recommended.



COSTA RICA LIVE SEA TURTLE RELEASE

Join Sea Turtle Conservancy researchers as they attach a satellite-transmitter on two green sea turtles as part of the Tour de Turtles migration marathon. Visit STC's research station to see the turtle's release under the Start Gate at 8:30 am (please plan to arrive at least 30 minutes early).

Date: Saturday, July
Time: 8 am – 9 am
Location: John H. Phipps Biological Field Station, Tortuguero, Costa Rica
Entrance: This event is free and open to the public



NEVIS LIVE SEA TURTLE RELEASE

Join Sea Turtle Conservancy researchers as they attach a satellite-transmitter on two hawksbill sea turtles as part of the Tour de Turtles migration marathon. Visit Pinneys Beach in front of the Four Seasons Resort Nevis to see the turtle's release under the Start Gate at 9 am (please plan to arrive at least 30 minutes early).

Dates: July
Time: 8:30 am - 9 am
Location: Pinneys Beach, Nevis
Entrance: This event is free and open to the public.



FLORIDA LIVE SEA TURTLE RELEASE

Join Sea Turtle Conservancy & University of Central Florida researchers as we attach a satellite-transmitter on a loggerhead sea turtle as part of the Tour de Turtles marathon. Visit the Barrier Island Center to see the action live, including the turtle's release under the Start Gate at 8:30 am, please plan to arrive 30 minutes early. From 9 am to 10:30 am, there will be fun family-friendly activities. This event is free and open to the public. T-shirts will be available for sale for $20 at the event.

Date: Sunday, July
Time: 8 am – 10:30 am
Location: Barrier Island Center
8385 S Hwy A1A, Melbourne Beach, FL
321-723-3556
Entrance: This event is free and open to the public.
Parking: Parking is limited. Carpooling is recommended.

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