Turtle Training Weekend

Care For Hedland will be holding its annual turtle training weekend on the 27th and 28th October, to prepare Hedland residents for Flatbacks who nest on our beaches! The two sessions are separate and very different, so please try to attend both! 

All welcome to attend, including children. Training is free!
RSVP to General Manager Kieran Lawler at gm@careforhedland.org.au by Monday 22nd October.

Theory session – MUST RSVP
Date: Saturday 27th October
Location: Gateway Village, 901 Nimingarra Court South Hedland
Time: 10am-2pm (lunch included)
Hear from this season’s turtle coordinators and learn about the plight of our Flatback turtles, what the monitoring program involves and what to expect as a turtle volunteer! Turtle merchandise and volunteer shirts available for purchase on the day.

Practical session
Date: Sunday 28th October
Location: Cemetery Beach (meet at turtle interpretive centre)
Time: 8-9am
Morning track monitoring training led by the morning turtle coordinator, followed by breakfast at the Ibis Styles Hotel