Hicatee Awareness Month FAQ
Hicatee Awareness Month is well underway with lots of exciting updates and opportunities to get involved. We’ve compiled a list of important links so that you don’t miss anything!
‘Hope For Belize’s Hicatee: Central American River Turtle’
A 16-minute natural history documentary is now available to watch on YouTube. This film highlights the cultural significance of the hicatee in Belize, the environmental pressures propelling it toward extinction as well as the current work being done in Belize to save the species.
For a link to download the film, send an email request to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Toolkit was created to share various ways you can get involved in supporting Hicatee Awareness Month. Host a viewing party, take the pledge or fundraise to support the HCRC for a chance to adopt and name your own turtle.
Hicatee Resources can be used to find facts about the turtles. Use them at your viewing party, in your classroom or just impress your friends with your new turtley awesome knowledge!
Our friends at WildStuff Apparel have created a one of a kind National Hickatee Day T-Shirt. All proceeds will be donated to the HCRC!
Check out our special Hicatee Facebook Profile Cover images. You can change your cover photo to show your support for Hicatee Awareness Month!
You can be a Hicatee Hero! Simply take the Hicatee Pledge and send us your #Shellfie!
Lauren is a #HicateeHero and inspires all of us to continue working to #SaveTheHicatee.
We are looking for volunteers to support the ongoing work at the HCRC. Find out more by clicking on the link!
Find out more about the Hicatee Conservation & Research Center located at the BFREE Biological Field Station in southern Belize.
Here is your chance to adopt and name a turtle! We encourage you to get creative with fundraising or turn your viewing party into a fundraiser. With a $1,000 donation to the HCRC you can adopt and name a hicatee turtle. Your turtle’s chosen name will be engraved on a plaque at the HCRC.
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