Join us in celebration of Sea Turtle Awareness Day on April 1!
DateApril 1, 2023 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
About the Event
Celebrate Sea Turtle Awareness Day on April 1, 2023, at Clearwater Marine Aquarium from 10am through 3pm! The Sea Turtle Conservation Program at CMA will be preparing for sea turtle nesting season with nesting presentations, nest stake painting, custom Protect the Nest plaques, and so much more! We will also have many sea turtle conservation partners and CMA teams joining us with additional information to help protect sea turtles and their habitats. This event is included with your general admission at Clearwater Marine Aquarium.
Schedule of Activities:
- 11:40am – Performance by the “Semillas de mi Tierra” children’s Latin dance group.
- 12:15pm – Sea Turtle Nesting Presentation in the Atlantis Theater.
- 2:15pm – Sea Turtle Nesting Presentation in the Atlantis Theater.
- Audubon Florida
- Water Warrior Alliance
- Tampa Bay Watch
- Keep Pinellas Beautiful with Treasure Island Adopt-A-Beach
- Synergy Lighting
- Sea Turtle Trackers
- CMA Rescue Team
- CMA Sea Turtle & Aquatic Biology Team
- CMA Sea Turtle Conservation Program
- CMA Education
Donate and Protect a Sea Turtle Nest With a Personalized Plaque This Sea Turtle Awareness Day!
The plaque with your personalized message will be placed at one of our nests for the duration of the 2023 season. In addition to photos of your plaque, you will also receive monthly updates on nesting season from our nesting team, and, at the end of the season, you will receive an update on your nest as well as your personalized plaque to keep!