Starting Wednesday, May 15, 2002 at 9:00 a.m., staff at Canaveral National Seashore will begin taking telephone reservations for this year's June Turtle Watch programs. The number to call is (386) 428-3384 ext. 18. The programs are open to all persons eight years of age and older. Programs are limited to thirty persons per night with a maximum of five (5) persons per reservation call. During June 2002, programs are scheduled on most Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.
Programs will run from 8:00 p.m. until Midnight on June 6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, and 29. Please have several dates in mind when you call and we ask that you keep your calls brief. Further information and instruction will be sent to you within two (2) weeks of your phone call.
Turtle Watch programs give park visitors an opportunity to learn about sea turtles and the role that the National Park Service plays in their conservation. While visitors are not guaranteed a view of a nesting sea turtle, the 2001 success rate exceeded 75%.
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