Oceanfront property owners - both business and residential - can learn how to safely illuminate their properties without endangering nesting sea turtles and hatchlings during a free Sea Turtle Lighting Expo from 1-7pm Friday, May 27, at the Shores Community Center. Staff from Volusia County’s Environmental Management Division, along with other industry experts, will educate residents about sea turtles, the county’s lighting ordinance and appropriate beachside lighting methods. Local businesses and manufacturers will display their sea turtle friendly products, which include lighting fixtures, shields, tinting and window treatments. Vendors will include Florida Power & Light, SESCO Lighting, Florida Lighting Associates, Blue Square, Lighting Aesthetics and SELS Solar. Agencies and nonprofits that support environmentally friendly initiatives will also be on site. They include the Volusia Sea Turtle Habitat Conservation Plan, Volunteer Volusia, Marine Science Center, Sea Turtle Conservancy, New Smyrna Beach Turtle Trackers, Volusia Turtle Patrol, Coastal Connections and others. Oceanfront property owners and managers, contractors, hospitality staff and others are encouraged to attend. This event is sponsored by Volusia County in partnership with the City of Daytona Beach Shores.