In 2008 the following organizations and institutions were awarded a non-competitive $1,000 mini-grant in support of their ongoing Marine Turtle Permit-related Nesting Beach Surveys, Stranding and Salvage, Rehabilitation or Educational Activities:

  • Friends of the Marine Science Center
  • Gasparilla Island Sea Turtle Patrol
  • Beaches Sea Turtle Patrol, Inc.
  • Sea Turtle Volunteer Program of Highland Beach
  • South Ponte Vedra Turtle Patrol
  • Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch
  • Amelia Island Sea Turtle Watch
  • Dog Island Marine Turtle Watch
  • Broward County Sea Turtle Conservation Program
  • Alligator Point Sea Turtle Patrol

Funding in this category is intended to support established activities of Florida’s Marine Turtle Permit Holders. Recipients were selected by the Committee from a listed of organizations and institutions that registered for the 2008 – 2009 funding cycle. The selected groups have not received funding from the Sea Turtle Grants Program in the previous grant cycle or for any other purpose in the current cycle.