Canaveral National Seashore - - Titusville, Florida - Press Release
Canaveral National Seashore - Titusville Florida
Headquarters: 308 Julia Street, Titusville, Florida 32796 -- (321) 267-1110
Information Center: 7611 South Atlantic Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169 -- (386) 428-3384



PRESS RELEASE



April 24, 2006

TURTLE WATCH RESERVATIONS BEGIN ON MAY 15TH
FOR PROGRAMS SET IN JUNE, 2006

Starting Monday, May 15th, 2006 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 (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 June 2006, programs are scheduled on most Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.

In the North District at Apollo Beach, programs will run from 8:00 p.m. until Midnight on June 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 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 2005 success rate exceeded 75%.

CONTACT: 386-428-3384 Ext. 18 Laura Henning







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