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Upcoming Events and News

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Turtle Talk 101 (Zoom)

Turtle Talk 101 Zoom presentations are free and open to the public.

The slide presentation is an introduction to sea turtles and includes a basic overview of the sea turtle species with concentration on species that commonly nest on the Brevard County beaches. The presentation also examines the causes of sea turtle population declines and the ongoing laws in effect to protect and prevent them from becoming extinct.

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Get ready for the 2024 turtle season.  STPS has many volunteer opportunities for you to participate in.  Meet the current volunteers, permit holders, and program directors.  Come learn about volunteering with us!

We need volunteers for: Turtle Krawl 5K – Strandings – Events – Nesting Surveys – STERP (Sea Turtle Emergency Response Program) Education- Beach Clean-Ups – Turtle Walks … and more!

 

Beach Cleanups

Beach cleanups are held the first Saturday after the first Thursday of each month at Coconut Point Park in Melbourne Beach and Cherie Down Park and Beach in Cape Canaveral from 9 am to 11 am. All are welcome to come and help clean up the beach.  Community service hours are available.  Supplies, like trash bags, gloves and pick up tools, are available.  Check the CALENDAR for dates.

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Turtle Talk

Monthly Meetings

Join us for our monthly meetings on the first Thursday of each month. We are meeting in person in 2023, at the Scotty Culp Municipal Complex, located at 565 Cassia Blvd., in Satellite Beach.  Parking is in the rear of the building.  We will also continue Zoom meetings.  Social time begins at 6:30 pm, so you can chat with fellow turtle lovers.  The meeting starts promptly at 7:00 pm. 

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Volunteer Opportunities

STPS has many volunteer opportunities for you to participate in.  Meet the current volunteers, permit holders, and program directors.  Come learn about volunteering with us!

We need volunteers for:

ZOOM TECHNICIAN  STPS needs volunteers, who are able to run the Zoom portion of the monthly membership meetings. With the exception of the end of the year Membership Meeting, the meetings are held the first Thursday of the month and are available to all members via zoom. We would like to get a team together, so that each member could sign up to run Zoom meetings during the year, and no single person would have the responsibility for all Zoom meetings. Please let me know if you are able to volunteer as the Zoom technician for our membership meetings. Send an email to volunteer@seaturtlespacecoast.org.  

TURTLE KRAWL FUNDRAISING DIRECTOR  This position is responsible for obtaining the sponsors for Turtle Krawl and donations for the refreshments handed out after the race.