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October 12, 2018

Leatherback Turtle Day

Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center
35 Pacific Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Date & Time

October 12, 2018

Starts at 5:00 PM and ends at 8:00 PM

5:00-8:00 PM


In recognition of California Leatherback Day, we invite the public to a celebration of the endangered Leatherback turtles at the Sanctuary Exploration Center. Featuring: 20-minute talks by Leatherback turtle scientists, an award-winning Leatherback turtle short film by Dutton Media Productions, a life-size Leatherback turtle cast, and Leatherback turtle art activities, such as DIY Leatherback turtle wood-block printing, creating turtles and jellies from recycled materials and a mini painting workshop.