5th Annual Tybee Turtle Trot on Saturday April 25th!

We at Mermaid Cottages love our Tybee Sea Turtles!



Hopefully you’ll join us for not only the 5K walk/ run on the beach on Saturday and then stick around for the release of two rehabbed Sea Turtles from the Georgia Sea Turtle Center. You can still sign up – just be at the Marine Science Center by 7:30AM ( see details below!)



For details about the two turtles being released on the beach following the walk/run visit http://www.georgiaseaturtle.org/ and then go to the “our patients” page. Blizzard and Snowball’s stories are told here.



Who: Tybee Island Marine Science Center
What: Tybee Turtle Trot – 5k run/walk and release of two Loggerhead
Sea Turtles (Blizzard and Snowball) by the Georgia Sea Turtle Center
When: Saturday, April 25th, registration starts at 7 a.m., race starts
at 8 a.m., and sea turtle release is at 10 a.m.
Where: Registration is in front of the science center, 1509 Strand
Avenue on Tybee Island
Why: Fund raiser for the Tybee Sea Turtle Project and kick-off for the
2009 sea turtle nesting season 

Contact: Maria Procopio
Executive Director
Tybee Island Marine Science Center
PO Box 1879, 1509 Strand Avenue
Tybee Island, GA 13328
912-272-5008 Maria@TybeeMarineScience.org