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Walk with the Turtles: Ossabaw Island

Date/Time

Jul 20, 2020 to Jul 21, 2020
08:00 AM until 02:00 AM

Description

Depart 8:00 am from Delegal Creek Marina on Skidaway Island, just outside of Savannah. After a 30-minute boat ride across Ossabaw Sound, arrive on Ossabaw Island , then travel by pick up truck to the beach to learn about turtle hatchings. Enjoy a picnic lunch (bring your own lunch) at the pavillion at the south end bone yard beach. Return to the North End as boat departs the island for the mainland at 2:00 pm.

  • During your time on Ossabaw Island, you may have the opportunity to:
  • Experience a variety of sea turtle monitoring techniques;
  • Participate in a post-hatch nest excavation and data collection;
  • Learn about sea turtle nesting and conservation efforts to restore their populations in an evening presentation;
  • View sets of tiny turtle tracks from a nest to the beach;
  • See a hatchling making its way out of a nest and into the ocean.

What you should know: Wildlife-based events cannot be guaranteed, as they are dependent on location, weather and timing of the hatch.

Fees include round trip transportation from Delegal Marina on Skidaway Island to Ossabaw Island’s North End; transportation across the island, plus the turtle program.

 

Register here:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/walk-with-the-turtles-ossabaw-island-mon-july-20-or-tues-july-21-registration-88567956141

Cost

$125

Location

View map Delegal Creek Marina Skidaway Island
1 Marina Drive
Savannah, GA

Additional Information

Sponsor

Ossabaw Island Foundation

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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