Archie Carr http://wfit.org en The Barrier Island Center Offers Amazing Array Of Environmental Adventures http://wfit.org/post/barrier-island-center-offers-amazing-array-environmental-adventures <p>There are a multitude of ongoing exciting events and programs at the <a href="http://www.brevardcounty.us/EELProgram/Areas/BarrierIslandSanctuary">Barrier Island Sanctuary Management and Education Center</a>, less formally known as the Barrier Island Center. The Center is located at 8385 South Highway A1A, Melbourne Beach - right in the heart of the <a href="http://www.fws.gov/archiecarr/">Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge</a>. The Refuge was established by Congress in 1989 to protect sea turtles now threatened with extinction throughout the world. Thu, 17 Jan 2013 22:39:36 +0000 Rose Mantle 16392 at http://wfit.org The Barrier Island Center Offers Amazing Array Of Environmental Adventures Sea Turtle Preservation Society Celebrates World Sea Turtle Day And Archie Carr’s Birthday http://wfit.org/post/sea-turtle-preservation-society-celebrates-world-sea-turtle-day-and-archie-carr-s-birthday <p><a href="http://seaturtlespacecoast.org/">The Sea Turtle Preservation Society</a> announces their World Sea Turtle Day Open House on Saturday, June 16 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.&nbsp; The celebration takes place at 111 South Miramar Avenue (A1A) in Indialantic. The day also celebrates<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archie_Carr"> Archie Carr&rsquo;s</a> birthday.</p><p>Enjoy puppets, story times, clowns, silent auction, a drawing for an airline ticket, 20% off in the gift shop, sand painting, a magician, cupcakes, lemonade and turtle cookies!</p> Mon, 11 Jun 2012 21:32:57 +0000 Rose Mantle 7451 at http://wfit.org Sea Turtle Preservation Society Celebrates World Sea Turtle Day And Archie Carr’s Birthday