Memorable lessons in turtle conservation

The cadet girl guides forming the shape of turtles with the palms of their hands.

The cadet girl guides forming the shape of turtles with the palms of their hands.

FIFTY eight Cadet Girl Guides and 13 Guiders from six Institute of Teacher Education campuses visited the Ma’Daerah Turtle Sanctuary in Kemaman, Terengganu to learn about the protection and conservation of sea turtles.

“As future teachers, we hope that they will share their experiences and hopefully bring awareness to the community around them about sea turtle conservation,” said Girl Guides Association Malaysia Institute of Teacher Education branch chief commissioner Joyce Ong Choon Kim.

The girls learned that they can get involved in caring for the sea turtles by assisting in the hatcheries, maintaining clean beaches and helping with marine conservation so that they can live and breed in a safe environment.

The highlight was releasing baby turtles back into the sea.

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