International sea turtle expert to speak at COL

February 11, 2013

Green turtle swimming over coral reefs in Kona, Hawaii. Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons

Green turtle swimming over coral reefs in Kona, Hawaii. Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons

Verónica Cáceres of the Inter-American Convention for the Protection and Conservation of Sea Turtles will speak at Stetson University College of Law at noon on Feb. 20.  The lecture is free and open to the public.

WHAT: “Making Connections to Protect Sea Turtles and Their Habitats: The Inter-American Convention for the Protection and Conservation of Sea Turtles” covers the importance of sea turtles in marine coastal ecosystems and the regional treaty dedicated to their protection as part of Stetson’s Edward and Bonnie Foreman Biodiversity Lecture Series.

WHEN: Noon on Feb. 20.

WHO: Verónica Cáceres, the secretary pro tempore for the Inter-American Convention for the Protection and Conservation of Sea Turtles.

WHERE: The Great Hall, Stetson University College of Law, 1401 61st St. S., Gulfport.

Stetson’s Edward and Bonnie Foreman Biodiversity Lecture Series brings leading experts to campus to speak on a range of environmental topics. The lecture series is co-sponsored by Stetson’s Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy.


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