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Sea Turtle Conservancy

Walt Disney World's Animal Kingdom

Sea to Shore

The Ocean Conservancy

Below you will find links to information that will help you complete the activities for NESTS certification.

Reducing Pesticide Use:
Healthier Choices: AGuide to Healthier Pest Control

Landscape with Native Plants & Stablizing Dunes:
Beachside Plant Community Species List
Native Plants that Attract Wildlife: Central Florida
Florida Native Plants

Don't Leave Your Line Behind:
How to start a monofilament (fishing line) recycling program

Information about sea turtles and their habitats:
Sea Turtle Conservancy - www.conserveturtles.org
The Ocean Conservancy - www.oceanconservancy.org
Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission - www.myfwc.com

Brevard & Indian River County Related Links:
Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge - archiecarr.fws.gov
Brevard County Environmentally Endangered Lands Program - www.eelbrevard.com
Brevard County Parks and Recreation - www.brevardparks.com
Friends of the Carr Refuge - www.nbbd.com/npr/fcr
Sea Turtle Preservation Society - www.seaturtlespacecoast.org
Sebastian Inlet State Park - www.floridastateparks.org/sebastianinlet

Charlotte, Manatee & Sarasota County Related Links:
Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch - www.islandturtles.com
Mote Marine Laboratory - www.mote.org
Charlotte County Environmental Services - www.charlottecountyfl.com/EnvironmentalServices/naturalresources

Palm Beach County Related Links:
Gumbo Limbo Environmental Complex - www.gumbolimbo.org
Marinelife Center of Juno Beach - www.marinelife.org
Palm Beach County Dept of Environmental Resources Management - www.co.palm-beach.fl.us/erm/protection/turtles.asp
Sea Turtle Conservation League of Singer Island - members.aol.com/chalew/turtle.htm

Funded in part by a grant awarded from the Sea Turtle Grants Program which is funded from proceeds from the sale of the Florida Sea Turtle License Plate. Learn more at www.helpingseaturtles.org

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