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Management and Conservation of Sea Turtles
April 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The chapter hosts Dr. Matthew Godfrey a biologist of the NC Wildlife Resources Commission to learn about one of the state’s most beloved animals: sea turtles. This presentation will cover management practices and conservation efforts taking place here in North Carolina to help protect sea turtles that visit our shores.
Dr. Matthew Godfrey is a biologist with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission and helps coordinate the NC Sea Turtle Project. He is also adjunct faculty at the College of Veterinary Medicine at NCSU and the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University. His experience in research on and conservation of marine turtles includes fieldwork in Brazil, French Guiana, Suriname, Turkey and the USA.