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National Aquarium invites you to attend first public sea turtle release since 2019

National Aquarium invites you to attend first public sea turtle release since 2019

The National Aquarium is excited to welcome the public and media partners to attend the first open rehabilitated sea turtle release since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen, who has been a champion of sea turtle rescue and rehabilitation funding, will be in attendance and available for interviews. Guests and media are encouraged to arrive at least 15 minutes early. Normal park entry fees apply.

WHEN:                August 18, 10 am.

                            *Attendees are encouraged to arrive early.

WHERE:              Assateague State Park off of Youth Lot and outside of lifeguard areas.

                             6915 Stephen Decatur Hwy, Berlin, MD 21811

MEDIA OPPS:    Gather photography and video of National Aquarium staff releasing rehabilitated turtle(s). Interviews available with Aquarium staff and Senator Van Hollen.

National Aquarium

The National Aquarium is a nonprofit organization focused on changing the way humanity cares for our ocean planet. Through unparalleled exhibits, science-based education programs and hands-on field initiatives, we are creating a new community of hopeful conservationists, driven by our mission to inspire conservation of the world’s aquatic treasures. For more information on the National Aquarium, visit www.aqua.org.

Anne grew up in Edinburgh, Scotland, and came across Ocean City for the first time over 25 years ago and shortly after it became her permanent home.  When time allows, Anne still loves to travel. She has been with OceanCity.com since September 2014.

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