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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. (Learn more...)

Date: Saturday, July 26th
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.

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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: Friday, July 4
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 20 & Monday, July 21 
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

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 27th
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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