In 2016 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:

  • Hobe Sound Nature Center – Hobe Sound NWR
  • Beaches Sea Turtle Patrol, Inc.
  • Blue Turtle Society
  • Alligator Point Sea Turtle Patrol, Inc.
  • SPVB Marine Turtle Patrol Inc.
  • Sea Turtle Trackers
  • Loggerhead Marinelife Center
  • Supporters of St. Vincent NWR, Inc.
  • Turtle Time, Inc.
  • Apalachicola NERR

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 2016 – 2017 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.