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Community News 43 Ponte Vedra Recorder · October 29, 2015 Don’t Wait for this Red Flag! Dead trees and limbs need to be removed before a storm approaches. Complete Professional Tree Care Cranes • Aerial Lift • Chippers • Stumps • Debris Removal 285-4625 Photo by Carrie Resch Nancy Condron and Catherine Eastman, local sea turtle advocates who were instrumental in the development of the sea turtle hospital, do the honors of cutting the ribbon. Eastman is the sea turtle program coordinator for the sea turtle hospital and Condron is on the sea turtle founding trustee committee. Whitney sea turtle rehab, research hospital opens in St. Johns County Carrie Resch A grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting for The Sea Turtle Hospital at UF Whitney Lab in St. Augustine took place Saturday, Oct. 24. Hundreds were in attendance on Saturday to tour the new facility and participate in family-friendly activities. The sea turtle hospital will focus on three cornerstones: rehabilitation, research and education. There are four 1,100 gallon tanks that can hold up to four turtles each located at the hospital. Each tank has its own filtration system and the capability of TURTLE continues on Page 48 FOR SALE 138 acres Serious inquiries Fax: 904.786.9679 3824713-01 TREE MASTERS, INC