Three rehabilitated green sea turtles will be released into their native Florida waters by the staff of the Georgia Sea Turtle Center.
Saturday, September 1, at 11:30 a.m. at Main Beach in Fernandina, the Wild Amelia Nature Festival 2013 will kick off the Festival year with a sea turtle release. Three rehabilitated green sea turtles will be released into their native Florida waters by the staff of the Georgia Sea Turtle Center. All are welcome to witness this heartwarming event. Parking is limited, so come early and get a great spot for photos and to wave goodbye!
The first in a series of monthly Wild Nite nature forums, sponsored by the Wild Amelia Nature Festival, will be held on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 7:00 PM. The topic will be Florida Native Gardening, and the guest speaker will be Barbara Jackson of the Florida Native Plant Society.
The Wild Nites events are free and open to the public. The Fernandina Beach Parks & Recreation Dept. is co-sponsoring this series. The lectures will begin at 7:00 PM in the Peck Center.
For more information visit: www.wildamelia.com/Seminars.htm.
Here is a video by SearchAmelia of a turtle release in May 2011: www.searchamelia.com/maybe-there-is-hope-for-the-turtles-video