Science Saturday: Family Session – Turtles of the Barnegat Bay Watershed

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Date: Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Ages: Adult

Fee: $5

Fee with Member Discount: Free for Members

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WHAT IS SCIENCE SATURDAY?

In its 12th season, Science Saturdays at the LBIF continues to partner with local experts to tackle todays’ most pressing scientific, environmental, and sustainability issues that directly affect our shore community and the Barnegat Bay. Science Saturdays are structured to be interactive and informative (and sometimes hands-on) presentations in an informal atmosphere.

Science Saturdays run weekly: January 13-April 28

> (no lecture 3/31 – Spring Break)

THIS WEEK’S TOPIC: Terrapin Turtles

Presenter: John Wnek, Marine Academy of Technology and Environmental Science, and Project Terrapin

Family Program: 10:00am – 11:00 am Bring your family to meet and interact with some of our local turtle species up close and personal, like the Northern Diamondback Terrapin.

Adult Program: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Dr. Wnek will focus on the continuing efforts to retrieve derelict fishing gear from Barnegat Bay with updates regarding bycatch, and a recent crab pot survey on LBI.

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