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BSTP News Archive: 2016

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  • Join us for International Coastal Clean Up Day, Saturday 9/17, 7-9 a.m. Bags and gloves provided at the sign in tables at the foot of Atlantic Blvd. and Beach Blvd.
  • We have been informed of an online petition seeking an official lighting ordinance to replace the voluntary City Resolution currently in place in Atlantic Beach. We wish to clarify that BSTP and its volunteers are not affiliated with this petition or its creators in any way. This is an initiative created and managed by concerned citizens, and we wish them luck, but BSTP is not a part of this petition.
  • Please join us for the annual 5th of July beach clean up. Stations for bags and gloves will be at Beach Blvd. and Atlantic Blvd. from 7 to 9 a.m. Community service hours certified.
  • The annual newsletter has been published! Please note, there was a typo on the date of the opening reception at First Street Gallery's sea turtle show. The date should be May 27.
  • Season kick off meeting: Saturday, 4/2, 10:30 a.m. at Beaches Library.
  • Beach Clean Up March 19, 8-11 a.m. Please join us for the St. Johns River Celebration clean up. Sites at Atlantic Blvd., Beach Blvd., and 16th Ave. South
  • Volunteer openings for 2016 have been filled from the waiting list. Thank you for your interest!
  • 2016 Nesting Count Totals
    76 nests (1 green turtle, rest loggerheads)
    75 hatched (1 final status unknown)
    53 false crawls

  • Beaches Sea Turtle Patrol
    P.O. Box 50723
    Jacksonville Beach, FL 32240-0723
    Emergency Phone: (904) 613-6081
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