• Shelter Island Public Library (map)
  • 37 North Ferry Road
  • Shelter Island, NY, 11964
  • United States

Join Robert A. DiGiovanni, Jr. of the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society for a lecture on the marine mammals and sea turtles of NY & how the community can work with the organization to protect these animals and provide them with a safer environment. 

Join us for an information session to discuss what the organization does and how you can get involved, including joining their volunteer program, participating in a beach cleanup, attending a lecture, and more. Conservation starts with you!

Chief Scientist Robert A. DiGiovanni, Jr. is a nationally recognized expert in the field of marine mammal and sea turtle strandings.  He has responded to over 4,600 strandings, has satellite tagged over 120 animals, and is presently serving as the principal investigator on aerial surveys conducted in the mid-Atlantic region, surveying the coastal waters from Virginia to Delaware, including the Chesapeake Bay, for sea turtles and marine mammals.