Galveston Sea Turtle Saturday

Photo by Steven Stones

Gain insights into one of the world’s most endangered sea turtle species, the premiere of an updated documentary and a private tour of a research facility. Galveston Sea Turtle Saturday is presented by the Galveston Island Nature Tourism Council in partnership with Sea Turtle Restoration Project, National Marine Fisheries and the Houston Zoo. Out of seven species of sea turtles worldwide, six are classified as threatened or endangered. 

A continental breakfast begins at 8:30 a.m. followed by presentations at 8:45 a.m. Event participants will then have a private tour of the NOAA Sea Turtle facility where as many as 450 turtles are housed in 30 saltwater tanks.



Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary Ballroom
4700 Ave. U
Building 216
Galveston, TX 77551


Admission is $5 and reservations are recommended
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