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Sea turtle discharge society

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Sea turtle discharge society

We hatch in Sea Turtles Pool laying eggs ground in Ocean Expo Park and, in sea turtle discharge society, perform planting of marked fish of baby turtles bred at sea turtle facility and beauty and others island nature school (Kayou, Nago-shi) in park for approximately one year.

We want to have you deepen interest about sea and nature of Okinawa through learning and contact of sea turtle. Please apply with family, friend with your friends.

※Including place and contents held in the sea turtle discharge society this year greatly change. Please apply for contents or application method after confirmation well.

Sea turtle discharge society

Saturday, July 1, 2017, for each three times/day of 2nd Sunday
  • Saturday, July 1
    From 10:00 to 11:00, from 12:00 to 13:00, from 14:00 to 15:00
  • Sunday, July 2
    From 12:00 to 13:00, from 14:00 to 15:00, from 16:00 to 17:00
※Rainy weather decisive action. But we cancel on at the time of bad weather to be able to cause typhoon, thunderbolt.
※Designation is not possible at time at the time of application.
※We cannot accept change of participation preferred date after election. Thank you for your understanding.
The beach of Ocean Expo Park rest house and tortoise
[entrance fee]
  1. Lecture (place: rest house)
    We learn in advance about environment surrounding basic knowledge and planting of marked fish investigation, sea turtle of sea turtle.
  2. Planting of marked fish (place: the beach of tortoise)
    Discharge of baby turtle which we attached mark tag to
  • There are stairs in doorway to "the beach of tortoise" discharging into.
  • We perform movement of "the beach of tortoise" on foot from "rest house". (around five minutes)
  • At the time of rainy weather offer; and, as for the preparations for heat stroke measures, each person, please. (raincoat, hat, sunscreen, drink)
  • Shooting may enter by coverage such as conduct report or media to Ocean Expo Park homepage, Facebook. *
[the offer number of people]
120 sets (we can apply to one set of one person - three people)
In the case of a lot of applicants, it is decided by lottery.
[application method]
General open call for participants (please refer to the following for entry method of application and postcard) with double postal card
※Revision of the postage is carried out from June 1. Please be careful. (cf. entry method of application postcard)
[offer period]
It must arrive by Monday, June 19, 2017
※Application was finished
[participation qualification]
More than primary schoolchild (primary schoolchild needs application, participation that is same as protector)
※In the case of application, person using wheelchair, please fill in so by all means.
In addition, for one participant by handcar chair, I would like companion (we take in participant) of two people.

<< application postcard entry method >> * mention defect becomes application invalidity. Please confirm by all means.

Revision of the postage is carried out from June 1. Please be careful.
  • When you are mailed after June, please use postcard of new rate.
  • Reply of lottery result ships after June 19. You put stamp of the deficit, and give so that reply card is new rate "62 yen" when we are mailed by the end of May. In the case of lack, please note that you cannot reply.

Under recruitment of participants! "Sea turtle discharge society"

  • You can apply to one group three people with one piece of double postal card in a mass.
    ※But baby turtle to discharge into becomes 1 individual in one group.
  • It must arrive by Monday, June 19 and, after the reference mentioned above, would appreciate your mailing.
  • As the back side of "reply card" uses for notification toward the representative, please mail as blank.
  • In the case of inquiry to applicant, we use personal information to have you provide on application and may not use in other purpose.

<< instructions >>

  1. Please apply with "double postal card" by all means. (it must arrive by June 19)
    We do not accept application except postcard to expect fairness of applicant all of you.
    In addition, please be careful when there are defects in the items mentioned as you become invalid.
    ※Revision of the postage is carried out from June 1. Please be careful. (cf. entry method of application postcard)
  2. Participation qualification: More than primary schoolchild
    ※Application, participation only for primary schoolchild is not possible. More than one of three applicants, please apply in protector by all means. (in the case of defect, it becomes application invalidity.)
    ※We cannot be accompanied by participation of preschool child.
    ※In your safety management, we set age limit. In addition, toward other participants as may come to trouble, decline participation, companion of one less than participation condition. I would like understanding cooperation.
  3. Participation preferred date
    It is (in 2nd only on either 1st) once that we can apply in one group.
    On application, please fill in preferred date by all means.
    ※Overlap application to the other day is not possible.
    ※Designation is not possible at time. * We will tell elected person about time with reply card. (please note that you cannot accept change of time after decision.)
  4. We discharge baby turtle 1 individual in one group.
  5. In the case of a lot of applicants, it becomes lottery.
  6. It is one piece of postcard and receptionist is possible, but cannot accept number of people change after lottery for safety management of participant to one group up to three people. Thank you for your understanding.
  7. I would like participation of one who understand Japanese more than one in one group.
  8. As the same one invalidates when it is applied more than two of them, please be careful.
    ※On July 1, it becomes application only for either 1st on 2nd.
  9. It is rainy weather decisive action, but does with cancellation at the time of stormy weather such as typhoons. (we do not postpone)
    We call and, on cancellation, contact representative of group by 18:00 on the day before.
    ※In addition, about weather sudden change on the day, you give priority to security of participant, and please note that you may change cancellation and contents out of necessity.
    ※When there might be rainy weather, please bring raincoat. (in security, we cannot use umbrella.)
  10. Person using wheelchair, please fill in postcard with so by all means.
    For ensuring safety, please be accompanied by two people for one participant by handcar chair. In addition, I would like application with wheelchair which we can help with as companion is included in participant in case of application. In addition, we may assume place except "the beach of tortoise" about discharge place. (because there are stairs in beach doorway of tortoise)

[notice of result] After Tuesday, June 20, we will tell with "reply card" regardless of the right or wrong sequentially.

Contact information
Ocean Expo Park control center animal management team
TEL: 0980-48-2748

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