Title: Sea Turtle Restoration Project
Location: NOAA Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, Galveston Texas.
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Description: Take a Turtle Barn Tour: Guests will have a chance to get an inside look at Galveston National Marine Fisheries Service sea turtle laboratory and view 350 sea turtles raised as part of conservation efforts to reduce fishing impacts on sea turtles in the Gulf of Mexico.
Meet Carole Allen: Carole Allen has been instrumental in protecting Kemp’s ridley sea turtles for the past 30 years, and her efforts are featured in the April issue of Texas Parks and Wildlife Magazine and have been featured in Oprah Magazine and the book Eco-Barons.
Meet Todd Steiner: Biologist Todd Steiner has been advocating successfully to protect sea turtles and their ocean home globally since 1989, and has changed Mexican law to make killing sea turtles illegal, protected key migration “swimways” for the endangered Kemp’s ridleys and other species, and helped return over 350,000 hatchlings to the sea.
Where: NOAA Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, Galveston Texas. Meet at the Turtle Barn on Sias Street for the 4 pm tour. Meet and greet at the Ballroom, 4700 Ave. U, Bldg 216 in Galveston. Map sent upon RSVP.
Space is limited for this FREE special event. Reserve your space early. Invite a guest to join you.
RSVP to email@example.com by Wednesday, March 28, 5 pm
Start Time: 16:00