In 2015 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:

  • South Walton Turtle Watch Group Inc
  • Little Gasparilla Island Turtle Patrol
  • Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center
  • Pensacola Beach Advocates, Inc.
  • Gulfarium Sea Turtle C.A.R.E. Program
  • Clearwater Marine Aquarium
  • Amelia Island Sea Turtle Watch, Inc
  • Eastman Environmental
  • Florida Oceanographic Society

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 2015 – 2016 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.