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Turtle-y Texas: Exploring Sea Turtles in the Lone Star State
August 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmFree
Did you know that Texas has a state turtle? It’s the Kemp’s ridley!
Texas Sea Grant and the Inland Ocean Coalition’s North Texas Chapter invite you to enjoy an afternoon dedicated to sea turtle conservation on Tuesday August 25th at 2pm CST, to learn more about sea turtle species found in Texas, citizen science opportunities with the new iSeaturtle app, sustainable fisheries, eating American seafood and the nurdle (plastic pollution) issue along the Texas coast. Join us along with our amazing panelists who work hard to protect our Texas sea turtles:
Dr. Natalie Wildermann, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Plotkin Lab, Texas A&M University
Laura Picariello, Fisheries Specialist, Texas Sea Grant
Jace Tunnell, Director of the Mission Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve, the University of Texas Marine Science Institute (UTMSI)
The event will include opportunities for questions & answers with the presenters!