Research Festival - Turtle special

 

Sunday 23 September, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. there is a research festival dedicated to turtles. A fun and educational time for all ages: learn about the scientific research carried out by the aquarium team  …

This special day is also a landmark of scientific program carried out by the aquarium for over a year: on September 21, 45 juvenile loggerheads will be released in the ocean and their movements will be followed by satellite.

mascotteProgram of activities: films, présentations and demonstrations on turtles all day long and for kids a clown show...

 Sunday  from 10 h to 17h

all day:

For the general public :

  • Tagging workshop: learn how turtles are tagged, the differnt methods and for what purpose.

For the younger public:

  • Tagging workshop: color and tag little paper turtles to take home

… and from 14h00 to 16h30 : présentation of the different species, learn to identify the species, (scale count, claws...) and nesting demonstration...

 

Special for Kids

 11h00 to 11h30 : Clown show

 12h00 to 12h30 : Clown show

Special grown ups

 11h00 to 11h20 : Film

 11h30 to 12h00 : Présentation of the satellite tracking project

 12h15 to 12h45 : Thesis project on resident green turtle populations

 13h00 to 13h45 : Feeding

 14h15 to 14h45 : Film sur les tortues

 15h00 to 15h30 : Présentation of the satellite tracking project

 15h45 to 16h15 : Thesis project on resident green turtle populations

 16h30 to 16h50 : Film


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