2019 World Sea Turtle Day
Jun
16
6:00 PM18:00

2019 World Sea Turtle Day

  • Sea Turtle Recovery @ Turtle Back Zoo (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

World Sea Turtle Day is a fun evening at the zoo with all the main zoo attractions, a live band, a dance you can learn at home and join in on with the band, food, and more! All for just $10 per tickets during our online sale that goes to help sea turtles!! Last year was our first time to celebrate, and it is only going to expand and get better! We hope you join in to help save sea turtles!

Tickets are on sale now at seaturtlerecovery.org

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Loggerhead ROV Fall Open House & Fundraising Event
Nov
17
10:00 AM10:00

Loggerhead ROV Fall Open House & Fundraising Event

  • Mount Olive High School - Marauder Innovation Learning Lab (map)
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Please join us for the morning and learn about our internationally recognized MATE Loggerhead ROV Program, tour our facilities, and even try piloting a ROV in our Ocean Engineering Lab! Our students will be on hand to speak about our program and answer your questions.

During this event, we will be collecting donations to help support our program as well as help offset student travel cost so they can study at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences in January and travel to 2019 MATE International Competition in Kingsport, Tennessee in June.

If you are unable to attend our event and are interested in making a donation to our program, please send a check made out to the Mount Olive High School and mail to:

MATE Loggerhead ROV Program

Mount Olive High School

18 Corey Road

Flanders, New Jersey 07836

Attn: David Bodmer, MATE Program Director

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Sea Turtle Recovery Center Presentation
Oct
29
6:30 PM18:30

Sea Turtle Recovery Center Presentation

Our new Loggerhead SOS (Save Our Seas) extension program is excited to share the opportunity for all of our followers to attend a special presentation by the Sea Turtle Recovery Rehabilitation Center on Monday, October 29, 2018 at 6:30 PM. The event is free but we will be collecting donations to help support this organization’s amazing work!

Sea Turtle Recovery, STR, is a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization dedicated to the rehabilitation of sea turtles and educating the public on the important ecological role of sea turtles, threats endangering them, and ways to protect their future.  The Sea Turtle Recovery is a separate nonprofit located inside Essex County Turtle Back Zoo. STR provides staffing, food, medicine, surgeries and other treatments to sick and injured sea turtles until they can be released back into the ocean.  Sea Turtle Recovery also performs outreach throughout the region to raise awareness about sea turtles.

You can learn more about their amazing work by visiting their website at www.seaturtlerecovery.org.

We hope to see you there! Go Loggerheads!

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2018 MATE International Competition
Jun
21
to Jun 23

2018 MATE International Competition

  • Weyerhaeuser King County Aqautic Center (map)
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JET CITY:  AIRPLANES, EARTHQUAKES, AND ENERGY

The 2018 MATE competition highlights the role that ROVs play in supporting underwater archaelogy, seismology, and renewable energy activities in the Pacific Northwest. 

The 17th annual MATE international ROV competition will take place June 21-23, 2018 at Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, WA, USA, with the awards ceremony taking place at the Hotel Murano in nearby Tacoma.  Regional contests will take across the U.S. and around the world.  

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Marauder MakerFest
Mar
10
9:00 AM09:00

Marauder MakerFest

In celebration of New Jersey Makers Day, Mount Olive School District will have its first Marauder Maker Fest on 3/10/18 in conjunction with the FIRST Mid-Atlantic Robotics Mount Olive District Competition "Power Up"! There will be tours, exhibits, musical performances, workshops, and much more. If you are interested in participating or have questions, please contact Dr. Gretel Pérez: gperez@mtoliveboe.org or 973-691-4008, ext. 8410.

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Loggerhead ROV Open House
Feb
22
7:00 PM19:00

Loggerhead ROV Open House

The Loggerhead ROV Program will be hosting an Open House on Thursday, February 22nd from 7:00-8:30 PM in the Marauder Innovation Learning Lab at Mount Olive High School. All are invited to attend!  We will hold a presentation of our program, tours of our facility and for people interested the opportunity to operate a ROV in our testing facility!  If you have any questions or for additional information, please email Program Director Mr. Bodmer at dbodmer@loggerheadrov.com.

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Chasing Coral Documentary Viewing
Dec
21
6:30 PM18:30

Chasing Coral Documentary Viewing

The Mount Olive High School's Loggerhead ROV Program is proud to offer a free public screening of the Netflix Documentary - Chasing Coral. The event will begin at 6:30 PM with a brief presentation by our students followed by the screening starting promptly at 7:00 PM. We hope you can join us!

 

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