First Pacific Leatherback Conservation Day in California – Oct. 15
Peak Season for Sightings of California’s Official Marine Reptile Along the Coast
The leatherbacks are here! The state of California’s first official Pacific Leatherback Conservation Day on October 15 comes at the peak of the season for leatherbacks feeding on jellyfish along the state’s coastline. As many as 300 endangered leatherbacks swim the coastline every year in search of jellyfish. While many threats to the survival of the critically endangered sea turtle remain, California’s coast is today a safe haven for this ancient marine species.
Supporters are now helping to
Pacific Leatherback Conservation Day is a celebration of these amazing sea turtles, designated to recognize their importance in California and inspire everyone to take actions to help reduce the threats they face to survive. Take the Pacific Leatherback Conservation Pledge! Visit the Leatherback Conservation Day Facebook page. Download the Pacific Leatherback…
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