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Susan Lewis

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Susan is a volunteer at the NOAA sea turtle facility in Galveston and is involved with outreach/educational opportunities for the area’s Sea Turtle Restoration Project. She advocates for funding and works with international efforts for protection of sea turtles and their nesting sites, primarily in Costa Rica.

Upcoming Events

April 2018
Friday, April 20, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Don’t miss this special tour of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s sea turtle facility. Known as the “turtle barn,” the facility is the only one of its kind in the world dedicated to captive rearing of sea turtles for research. For the short amount of time these turtles are under NOAA's care, the primary focus of this research is the modification of commercial fishing equipment to avoid the incidental by-catch of sea turtles. This event offers a rare opportunity…

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Friday, April 20, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Don’t miss this special tour of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s sea turtle facility, where more than 350 turtles are housed in 30 saltwater tanks. Known as the “turtle barn,” the facility is the only one of its kind in the world dedicated to captive rearing of sea turtles for research. For the short amount of time these turtles are under NOAA's care, the primary focus of this research is the modification of commercial fishing equipment to avoid the…

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