In 2009 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:

  • Coastal Wildlife Club, Inc.
  • Miami-Dade Parks
  • Volusia Sea Turtle Society, Inc.
  • The Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
  • Supporters of St. Vincent NWR, Inc
  • Friends of the Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Research Reserve
  • Turtle Time, Inc
  • Fort Pierce Inlet State Park
  • ANERR St. George Island Volunteer Turtlers
  • Matanzas 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 2009 – 2010 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.