Turtle Education Day with PBZoo Conservation Biologist Larry Wood - presented by Pura Vida Divers

May 12, 2013 12:45 PM

Join Pura Vida Divers and Palm Beach Zoo's Conservation Biologist Larry Wood on May 12th for a two tank afternoon dive trip aboard Sirena.

As divers, we get to observe sea turtles in their natural environment and with frequent and regular sightings, we often become familiar with local trends. This led recreational scuba diver, Larry, to initiated the state’s first and only study to focus on the endangered Hawkbill sea turtles.

The Comprehensive Florida Hawksbill Research and Conservation Program’s study of our endangered Hawksbill sea turtles, encourages and facilitates marine research as well as the conservation of Florida’s coral reef habitats.

On May 12th, our goal is to conduct observational turtle dives, with the aid of Larry Wood, to view Hawksbill sea turtles in their natural environment.

The two tank trip aboard Sirena will include a boat pass, two air tanks, a donation to the Comprehensive Florida Hawksbill Research and Conservation Program, and a Pura Vida/Palm Beach Zoo “Reef Raff Hawksbill” t-shirt.

 

Itinerary for the Day:

12:45pm:  Check-in at the dock

1:30pm:  Trip departs

Cost: $125 per person (Nitrox tanks are additional)

Space is limited and reservations are a must!  For reservations or more information, call or email.

561.840.8750 / info.pvd@puravidadivers.com

Can't get enough of sea turtles? Check out the information for the PADI Sea Turtle Awareness Distinctive Speciality Course!

For more information on the Zoo's Comprehensive Florida Hawksbill Research and Conservation Program, visit: http://www.palmbeachzoo.org/here-at-home

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