Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Free Workshops for Tampa Bay Crabbers

Free Workshops for Tampa Bay Crabbers
Organized by the Florida Turtle Conservation Trust
Article ImageLearn how commercial and recreational crabbers can play a significant role in the conservation of the imperiled diamondback terrapin. Receive free byatch reduction devices (BRDs). BRDs will be installed on your pots by volunteers or available for take home. No pot limit (while time permits and supplies last). Refreshments provided.
When: Saturday, December 10 from 9am -12pm.  
Where: Tampa Bay Watch, 3000 Pinellas Bayway South, Tierra Verde, FL 33715.
Can’t make it out on December 10? Not a problem! Two more opportunities are available:  
Wednesday, December 14, 9am -12pm at Upper Tampa Bay Park, 8001 Double Branch Road (Off SR 580 on Old Tampa Bay) Tampa, FL and  
Saturday, December 17 from 9am -12 pm at Cockroach Bay Aquatic Preserve, 3709 Gulf City Road, Ruskin, FL
To sign up or for additional information, please contact or (727) 865-6255
Organized by the Florida Turtle Conservation Trust with funding provided by the Tampa Bay Estuary Program and support of the following grant partners: Florida Turtle Conservation Trust, Diamondback Terrapin Working Group, University of North Florida, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Heinrich Ecological Services, and Friends of Pinellas Master Naturalists.

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