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Sea Turtle Tracking: Tour de Turtles Events

Sea Turtle Tracking: TdT Events

You're invited to the 2016 Tour de Turtles Events


CLEARWATER REHAB SEA TURTLE RELEASE

STC will be attaching a satellite-transmitter on a sea turtle rehabilitated at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium as part of the Tour de Turtles.

Date: Tuesday, June 21st
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Clearwater Beach, FL, behind the Sandpearl Resort.
Entrance: This event is free and open to the public.
Parking: Please plan to arrive by 10:15 a.m. for ideal viewing and give ample time to find parking, which is very limited.



COSTA RICA LIVE SEA TURTLE RELEASE

STC researchers will be attaching a satellite-transmitter on a green sea turtle as part of the Tour de Turtles migration marathon. Starting at 8 am, visitors can stop by STC's Research Station Visitor Centre for an up-close look at the turtle and transmitter attachment process, then head out to the beach for the turtle's release under the Start Gate at 9 am (please plan to arrive at least 30 minutes early).

Date: Saturday, July 9
Time: 8 am 9:30 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

STC researchers, with help from the Nevis Turtle Group, will be attaching satellite-transmitters on two hawksbill sea turtles as part of the Tour de Turtles migration marathon. Visit Pinney Beach in front of the Four Seasons Resort Nevis to see the turtles' release under the Start Gate at 9 am (please plan to arrive at least 30 minutes early).

Dates: Sunday, July 17 & Monday, July 18
Time: 8:30 am - 9 am
Location: Pinneys Beach, Nevis
Entrance: This event is free and open to the public.



FLORIDA KEYS REHAB SEA TURTLE RELEASE

STC will be attaching a satellite-transmitter on a sea turtle rehabilitated at The Turtle Hospital as part of the Tour de Turtles.

Date: Friday, July 22nd
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Sombrero Beach, Florida Keys
Entrance: This event is free and open to the public.
Parking: Parking is limited. Carpooling is recommended.



TOUR DE TURTLES KICK-OFF EVENT

Please join Sea Turtle Conservancy as we kick off Tour de Turtles with a celebration featuring hors d'oeuvres, refreshments, live music, and a silent auction to benefit sea turtle conservation and habitat protection in Brevard County. All proceeds from the event support sea turtle conservation efforts. (Download pdf flyer)

Date: Saturday, July 30th
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barrier Island Center
8385 S Hwy A1A, Melbourne Beach, FL
321-723-3556
Entrance: Cost: $20 in advance or $35 at the door. Advance Ticket Purchase Online
Parking: Parking is limited. Carpooling is recommended.

Interested in Sponsoring the Tour de Turtles Kick Off Social? Download the Sponsor Form or contact Lexie Beach at lexie@conserveturtles.org.

FLORIDA LIVE SEA TURTLE RELEASE

STC will be attaching satellite-transmitters on two loggerhead sea turtles as part of the Tour de Turtles. Visit the Barrier Island Center to see the turtles' release under the Start Gate at 8:00 am (please plan to arrive at least 30 minutes early). Following the release, there will be fun, educational activities for kids on the deck. T-shirts will be for sale for $20.

Date: Sunday, July 31st
Time: 7:30 am - 10:00 am (Turtles will be released promptly at 8 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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