Turtles About Town
Raising Awareness of Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtles
Who doesn’t love a turtle? Now, you can get up close and personal with colorful Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle statues around the island.
Turtles About Town is a public art project that showcases the conservation efforts of Turtle Island Restoration Network . Turtle Island Restoration Network, a leading advocate for the world’s oceans and marine wildlife, has partnered with Clay Cup Studios, a local interactive art studio, to bring this project to the island.
Local businesses sponsored the turtles while local artists were commissioned to give each one its own personality and meaning.
When out and about, don’t forget to tag #TurtlesAboutTown!