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Sea Turtle Day Celebration at Cypress and Grove

June 16, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join the Archie Carr Center for Sea Turtle Research (ACCSTR) and the UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 16 to celebrate World Sea Turtle Day at Cypress & Grove Brewing Co.

Sea turtles: Where are they, what are their roles, and what is affecting them?

Alexandra Gulick, ACCSTR: Alexandra will discuss the interactions between green turtles and their favorite food, seagrasses.
Constanza Manes, ACCSTR: Constanza will talk about a mysterious disease affecting sea turtles in recent decades called Fibropapillomatosis, which causes the growth of highly debilitating tumors.
Daniel Evans, Sea Turtle Conservancy: Dan will share the history of sea turtle tracking and the discoveries associated with it.
6:30 p.m. – Event starts! Grab a bite, brew and mingle with faculty/staff from the Archie Carr Center for Sea Turtle Research, Sea Turtle Conservancy, and the UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute.
7-8 p.m. – Speakers will present and lead audience discussion.
8-8:30 p.m. – Meet the speakers and other representatives from local organizations.
Share your thoughts at the end of the talks for a chance to win one of these Florida sea turtle art prints by artist Jess Vartanian.

Food truck:
Blue Line Tex Mex & BBQ

The event activities and discussion are FREE. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

Please send any questions to Alex Fireman, afireman@ufl.edu.

Can’t make this event? Join us Saturday, June 18 at the Florida Museum of Natural History for more World Sea Turtle Day activities! Learn more.

Name: Archie Carr Center for Sea Turtle Research

Website: https://accstr.ufl.edu/

Cypress & Grove Brewing Company

1001 NW 4th St.
Gainesville, FL 32601
Phone: (352) 376-4993

Website: https://cypressandgrove.com/


June 16, 2022
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611 United States + Google Map
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