Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Meet the Author Series at Paragraphs
Thursday Nov 19th    1-3 PM
            Book signing, discussion and reception with author, Melissa Gaskill

In A Worldwide Travel Guide to Sea Turtles, a scientist, a conservationist, and a journalist come together to provide a guide to places where people can view sea turtles and participate in authentic conservation projects. Accounts cover parks, reserves, and research sites on five continents, the South Pacific and Caribbean, with details on the sea turtle experience offered as well as options for lodging and other amenities. One chapter covers basic sea turtle biology and threats to their survival, and another, accredited rescue and rehabilitation facilities where sea turtles can be seen in captivity.

Melissa Gaskill, co-author of A Worldwide Travel Guide to Sea Turtles, is a professional journalist with more than 25 years of experience writing about the outdoors, nature, and science. She has published in Scientific American, Newsweek, Men's Journal, Alert Diver, Texas Highways, Texas Parks & Wildlife, National Wildlife, Texas Co-op Power Magazine and many other publications. Based in Austin, she earned a degree in zoology from Texas A&M University-College Station and a master's in journalism from The University of Texas at Austin.

This event is free and open to the public.
Paragraphs On Padre Boulevard, 5505 Padre Blvd. South Padre Island, TX
For information call us at 956-433-5057

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