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Mean Mary James with Charlie Roberson Concert on August 29

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Two very special performers are playing this month as part of the Gamble Rogers Festival Concert Series. Florida icon Charlie Robertson will be opening for Nashville recording star Mean Mary (James). Charlie is the original creator of the “Terminal Tavern” which plays so prominently in Gamble Rogers folk lore. He is a singer songwriter of uniquely…

Dr. Mansfield presents on the lost years of Sea Turtles, 7 p.m., Thurs., August 20, Public Lecture Series: Evenings at the Whitney

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Please join us as Dr. Kate Mansfield from the University of Central Florida presents “Tracking the sea turtle ‘lost years’” for the Evenings at the Whitney public lecture series on Thursday, August 20th at 7 PM. Dr. Mansfield is a pioneer in satellite telemetry studies on wild sea turtles and will share her team’s work…

Flagler College Interns Help Instruct Whitney Marine Biology Camp

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Whitney Lab undergraduate interns have been hard at work this summer helping out with our Marine Biology Summer Camp. Flagler College undergraduate interns Madison Skidmore and Cypres Ferran have been doing such a great job  that they have caught the attention of the St. Augustine Record! Click here to read the full article!

Successful release of Mahi the Sea Turtle

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The Sea Turtle release of Mahi earlier this month was a huge event! Over 200+ people attended the release including staff and volunteers from the Whitney Lab. Mahi, a juvenile green sea turtle, was rehabilitated by The Georgia Sea Turtle Center. After more than two years of intensive rehabilitation and care, the GSTC with local partners released…

2015 Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Arrive at Whitney Lab!

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Please welcome our 2015 Doris Duke Conservation Scholars to Whitney Lab. They will be here until the end of the summer collecting baseline monitoring data at numerous beaches in the area to assess how our shorelines are changing.  Each student is also conducting individual research under the guidance of a graduate student mentor.  Individual research…