Mote Marine Laboratory’s Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Hospital is seeking supplies to help turtles affected by the recent cold spell.
Mote is seeking donations of closed-cell foam padding, “kiddie” pools, cattle waterers, spray bottles, towels, blankets, tarps, spring clamps, ventilated containers and monetary donations for food, medications and satellite tags.
Mote began receiving turtles with cold-stunning, which renders turtles lethargic and can shut down their organs and bodily functions, Jan. 7. Veterinarians often treat cold-stunned turtles by giving them fluids and raising the temperature of their water in small increments over time.
For information about donations, contact Stacy Alexander at 388-4441, Ext. 509 or email@example.com.
Currently 0 Responses
1 Floridafitfest and 5K Treasure Run
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
8 World Oceans Day Family Festival
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Miller shares Longboat lore
David Miller gave the Kiwanis Club of Longboat Key a history lesson Thursday, May 16, when he shared his memories of early island life.
Kiwanians get club recognition
The Kiwanis Club of Longboat Key recently received "Distinguished Club" status from Kiwanis International for its efforts during the 2011-12 year.
Hat's off to Dee Pelton, volunteers
Dee Pelton held a luncheon that will be tough to top.