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Green Turtle Mural Project at the Bayshore Bikeway in Imperial Beach

May 13, 2017 02:02PM ● By Paul Spear

The Green Turtle Mural Project is a Creation by the Imperial Beach Arts Bureau. It will start going up soon along the Bayshore Bikeway at 10th Street in Imperial Beach                                   

The Green Turtle Mural Project

 

The Imperial Beach Arts Bureau has been given an opportunity to produce a 300 foot long mural depicting our local Green Sea Turtle population. The mural is intended to raise awareness of these amazing animals that are living in San Diego Bay. (most people in San Diego County do not know we have resident giant sea turtles living in San Diego Bay).

The printed vinyl will be installed along the Bayshore Bikeway in Imperial Beach near 10th St. The mural will include imagery by local and International Artists as well as community and student participants. There is an educational component that will inform the viewer about Green Sea Turtles. It will highlight their history, anatomy, long distant migrations and conservation efforts.

By informing and creating an appreciation of our local turtle population, we hope to foster public support through stewardship, preservation and restoration of habitat, a deeper understanding of our connectivity to our local and global natural resources as well as the joy of knowing that Green Sea Turtles are our neighbors.

Please contact Todd Stands ( toddstands@gmail.com) if you have questions or are interested in participating in this community project.

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