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Sarasota County is actively monitoring the beaches and cleaning in accordance with beach policy. To report a fish kill, call 800-636-0511.

Find current beach conditions at Mote Marine Daily Beach Conditions. Find updates on the county’s beach cleaning efforts at Red Tide Status.

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CANCELLED-Beach University: Local Talk About Sea Turtles-CANCELLED

By: Melissa Bernhard, Senior Biologist, Sea Turtle Conservation and Research Program-Mote Marine Laboratory

CANCELLED 

Media contact: 941-861-5000

Project contact: Jonathan Poyner, 941-915-1184, jpoyner@scgov.net

 

Beach University presents “Local Talk About Sea Turtles”

 

Beach University at Siesta Beach is proud to announce that the popular environmental classes will be continuing through 2018.

 

Though Beach University is not an official college, the environmental education program is free and open to the public. All are welcome to attend the hour-long outdoor sessions with exceptional instructors and hands-on curriculum. All courses relate to the coastal environment and how to best care for the ecology.

 

Beach University will be held on the first Saturday of the month from June thru December. All classes are 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Siesta Beach, 948 Beach Road on Siesta Key. The classes are free and all held at the main pavilion.

 

No registration is required. Limited seating is available. Bringing your own chair is acceptable.

 

For more information, call the Sarasota County Contact Center at 941-861-5000 and ask about “Beach University.”

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