June 2010 Turtle Watch
New Symrna Beach
Turtle Watch for June 2010
Event Happens: Jun 02, 2010 – Jun 30, 2010 (08:00 PM – 12:00 AM)
Starting Saturday, May 15th, 2010 at 9am, staff at Canaveral National Seashore will begin taking telephone reservations for this year’s June Turtle Watch programs. The number to call is 386.428.3384, extension 18.
The programs are open to all persons 8 years of age and older. Programs are limited to 40 persons per night with a maximum of 6 persons per reservation call. The fee for the program is $14.00 per person ages 16 and above, 15 and under are free. Persons will Access or a Senior Pass receive a 50% discount for the cardholder ONLY.
While visitors are not guaranteed a view of a nesting sea turtle, the 2009 success rate exceeded 80%. Fees will not be refunded if a sea turtle is not found; however unfavorable weather conditions may be a cause for a refund of fees if the program is cancelled. During June 2010, programs are scheduled on most Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.
The programs for 2010 will be provided in the South District of Canaveral National Seashore, Playalinda Beach, programs will run from 8pm until Midnight from June 2nd to June 30th. Please have several dates in mind when you call, and we aks that you keep your calls brief. Further information and instruction will be sent to you within 2 weeks of your phone call. Turtle Watch programs give park visitors a unique opportunity to learn about sea turtles and the role that the National Park Service plans in their conservation.