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February 2015

Following HEART: How a Houston-area Elementary School Helped the Kemp Ridley’s

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HEART (Help Endangered Animals-Ridley Turtles) began at Oak Creek Elementary school (now Reynolds Elementary) near Houston in 1982.

As the HEART Founder, I kept records showing what school children contributed to help the Kemp’s ridley sea turtles in the Gulf of Mexico that were on the brink of extinction. A number of students were chosen by the principal to form the first HEART Council and look for ways to help the Kemp’s ridleys.

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Q&A on Driftnets with Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-San Rafael)

By | Gulf Education & Outreach, Marine Mammals & Seabirds, Sea Turtles, Sharks | No Comments

I have always believed we need to be good stewards of our environment for future generations. Our ocean and its marine wildlife is an integral component of that. The health of our ocean affects our air, food, and coastal communities. California’s health is directly tied to the health of the ocean.

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