Sea Turtle Awareness Distinctive Specialty Course
The Sea Turtle Awareness Distinctive Specialty course introduces divers and snorkelers to basic sea turtle identification and conservation. The goals of Sea Turtle Awareness course training are:
- To familiarize students with the role of Project AWARE in the preserving the aquatic environment.
- To introduce sea turtle species common in temperate or tropical waters.
- To provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to identify turtles and record sightings.
- To inform students about decline in sea turtle populations, importance of sea turtles to marine biodiversity and what they can do to reduce the loss of sea turtles worldwide.
Requires an evening of classroom and two dives.