In 2013 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:

  • Beaches Sea Turtle Patrol, Inc.
  • Camp Helen State Park
  • Florida Oceanographic Society
  • Friends of the Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve
  • Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
  • Sea Turtle Conservation League of Singer Island, Inc.
  • Sea Turtle Volunteer Program of Highland Beach
  • South Ponte Vedra Turtle Patrol
  • Supporters of St.Vincent NWR

Funding in this category is intended to support established activities of Florida’s Marine Turtle Permit Holders. Recipients were randomly selected at the annual Committee Meeting from a listed of organizations and institutions that registered for the 2013 – 2014 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.