Southeast Regional Sea Turtle Network’s Inaugural Meeting to Be on Jekyll Island
JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga., Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The Southeastern Regional Sea Turtle Network (SERSTN) has assembled an impressive group of sea turtle technology vendors and non-profit exhibitors for the group’s February 1-4, 2012 inaugural meeting. Vendors will display all the latest technology and gear that every sea turtle scientist has on their wish list.
Both sea turtles and sea turtle scientists depend on the day-to-day work done by countless volunteer groups throughout the nine-state region. Participating non-profit projects that promote sea turtle awareness, conservation, and education include the Anna Maria Island Sea Turtle Watch and Shorebird Monitoring, the Georgia Sea Turtle Center, the Pew Environment Group, the Sea Turtle Conservancy, the Sea Turtle Conservation League of Singer Island, SERSTN, and Widecast. Many of these groups will be selling sea turtle themed items and accessories to support their efforts. The Inwater Research Group, a small group of biologists, will be available to share their research and conservation work.
The SERSTN invites visitors and local residents to enjoy the displays and exhibits free of charge during afternoon open houses on Thursday, February, 2nd and Friday, February, 3rd from 3:30 PM to 6 PM in Magnolia Hall at the Jekyll Island Convention Campus. For those interested in attending the meeting sessions, One-Day and Half Day Passes will be available for purchase on site.
Please visit http://iconferences.seaturtle.org/serstm/ for detailed information about the program, exhibitors/vendors, workshops, and poster presentations that will be at this ground-breaking meeting and join the Southeast Regional Sea Turtle Meeting on Jekyll Island, GA, February 1-4, 2012. This promises to be the ideal venue in which to network, share, and learn.
SOURCE The Southeastern Regional Sea Turtle Network