TURTLE WATCH RESERVATIONS BEGIN ON JUNE 15TH FOR PROGRAMS SET IN JULY, 2005Starting Wednesday, June 15th, 2005 at 9:00 a.m., staff at Canaveral National Seashore will begin taking telephone reservations for this year's July Turtle Watch programs. The number to call is (386) 428-3384 ext. 18.
The programs are open to all persons eight (8) years of age and older. Programs are limited to thirty persons per night with a maximum of six (6) persons per reservation call. During July 2005, programs are scheduled on most Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.
In the North District at Apollo Beach, programs will run from 8:00 p.m. until Midnight on July 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29 and 30.
In the South District at Playalinda Beach, programs will run from 8:00 p.m. until Midnight on July 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29 and 30.
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 2004 success rate exceeded 75%.
NOTE: You may inquire about possible June Turtle watch openings when you call.
The National Park Service cares for the special places saved by the American people so that all may experience our heritage.
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