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Phyona and Paisley Smelt
Longboat Key Wednesday, May. 28, 2014 10 months ago

Turtle Watch grants scholarships

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by: Observer Staff

+ Turtle Watch grants scholarships
The Longboat Key Turtle Watch granted two scholarships to sisters Paisley and Phyona Smelt, students at Anna Maria Elementary School, to attend Mote Marine Laboratory’s Summer Children’s Camp.

The Turtle Watch has been sending two Anna Maria students to camp each summer. The weeklong camps allow young children to explore marine life through activities, games and crafts. Campers enjoy snorkeling, going on a boat trip around Sarasota Bay and visiting Mote Aquarium.

Turtle Tracks
Week of May 18 through May 24
Nests: 20
False crawls: 17

            2014             2013
Nests 177                360
False crawls 106    245

 

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