sea turtle conservancy 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 Tour De Turtles 2012 Social & Silent Auction http://wfit.org/post/tour-de-turtles-2012-social-silent-auction <p>Created in 2008 by the <a href="http://www.conserveturtles.org/">Sea Turtle Conservancy, the Tour de Turtles </a>is a fun, educational journey through the science, research and geography of sea turtle migration using satellite telemetry. Kick-off the Tour de Turtles with a celebration featuring hors d&#39;oeuvres, refreshments, a silent auction, local artists and music.&nbsp;</p> Sun, 17 Jun 2012 15:32:34 +0000 wfit 7717 at http://wfit.org Tour De Turtles 2012 Social & Silent Auction