Join us on a tour of our Sea Turtle Rehabilitation facility at the South Carolina Aquarium! Learn about the endangered species of Sea Turtles in South Carolina and get an in depth view of the process of Rescue, Rehabilitation, and Release. The South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Care CenterTM aids sick and injured sea turtles in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR). The Sea Turtle Care CenterTM has proudly released over 338 sea turtles. In 2017, the Aquarium opened Zucker Family Sea Turtle RecoveryTM , a state-of-the-art second floor to the sea turtle hospital. ZFSTR made it possible to increase capacity for more stranded sea turtles and make it accessible for guests to observe the care and rehabilitation of these threatened and endangered species.
Point to Point: $150.00
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Cancellations must be made with Susan McLaughlin at least 7 days before reservation date to be eligible for a full refund. Refunds are not available after this date. If you need to change dates, please email Susan McLaughlin (smclaughlin@scaquarium) at least 7 days before your reservation date. In the case of Aquarium closure due to inclement weather or external factors, Aquarium staff will reach out immediately to notify you and to reschedule your program.
South Carolina Aquarium
Charleston, South Carolina
The South Carolina Aquarium, jutting out 200 feet intothe Charleston Harbor, offers a state-of-the-art environmental learning centerthat encompasses the entire spectrum of the Southeast Appalachian Watershed asfound in South Carolina: the Mountains, the Piedmont, the Coastal Plain, theCoast, and the Ocean. The Aquarium’s mission is to inspire conservation of thenatural world by exhibiting and caring for animals, by excelling in educationand research, and by providing an exceptional visitor experience. The SouthCarolina Aquarium is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization relying on thesupport of paying guests, members, foundations and the generosity of donors.The Aquarium’s 93,000-square-foot building includes nine galleries featuringmore than 5,000 amazing aquatic animals, from river otters and sharks tologgerhead turtles and American alligators, within approximately 50 exhibits
1. Introduction to South Carolina Aquarium and the work we do in the Sea Turtle Care Center2. Tour of the rehabilitation facility3. Up close look at individual patients and discussion of why they are in the hospital4. Q&A along the way and time at the end5. How can we help endangered Sea Turtles?
1. To gain understanding of the process of Rescue, Rehabilitation, and Release of endangered Sea Turtles.2. To meet current Sea Turtle patients and hear their stories.3. To inspire conservation and how we can help to make a difference!
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Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration
2075 Lookout Drive
North Mankato, MN 56003
A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization
A program of the South Central Service Cooperative, an Education Service Agency with its headquarters in southern Minnesota.