Tue, Mar 29



Diamondback Terrapin Webinar with Biologist Elizabeth Pinnix

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Diamondback Terrapin Webinar with Biologist Elizabeth Pinnix

Time & Location

Mar 29, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM


About the Event

Join  biologist Elizabeth Pinnix for a virtual talk on the unique Diamondback  terrapin, which is listed on the IUCN Red List as Vulnerable and   “facing a high risk of extinction in the wild in the immediate future."  Learn how you can help protect this special turtle and participate in  the regional Terrapin Tally.

This webinar is free and open to the public. A pre-registration link will be available soon.

Elizabeth  Pinnix is the Stewardship & Education Specialist for the NC Coastal  Reserve & National Estuarine Research Reserve and is based in  Wilmington, NC. She obtained her BS in Oceanography from UNC-Wilmington  in 2015 and her MS in Marine Biology from Nova Southeastern University  in Ft. Lauderdale in 2017. During her time in Ft. Lauderdale, she worked  with the US Geological Survey conducting benthic surveys for seagrass  abundance in the Florida Keys and Port of Miami, as well as worked for  Broward County conducting sea turtle nesting surveys. She began working  with the Reserve in 2017 and works on various land management and  species monitoring projects at 4 sites in SE NC (Masonboro Island,  Zeke’s Island, Bald Head Woods, and Bird Island). She has her 6-pack  captain's license and loves to be on the water as much as possible –  both for work and for fun!

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