Remember to share the shore with our nesting shorebirds this holiday weekend! Share the Shore
Spent balloons are a known hazard for wildlife and domestic animals. Sea turtles mistake balloons for food, birds become tangled in attached string and ribbon, and the same can happen to livestock.
Sky lanterns are also dangerous. They can start wildfires, even when fire danger is “low.” Birds and other wildlife can become entangled in sky lanterns, or be burned.
There are more eco-friendly and less dangerous ways to memorialize a loved one or significant life event. For some great suggestions and more information, visit this local organization—Balloons Blow.
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Started in 2000 by American Tortoise Rescue, World Turtle Day is an annual celebration held on May 23rd. More info here: https://www.worldturtleday.org
A new theme with activities each week from the National Audubon Society. https://www.audubon.org/get-outside/activities/audubon-for-kids