End of April summary of Sandy Point turtles!

Since our last update, we said goodbye to some great research volunteers and welcomed new ones! We also hosted Duke University Marine Lab’s Sea Turtle Class for six days. They helped us out with all kinds of projects on the refuge, including replacing stake markers at the vegetation line to protect nesting least terns, patrolling … More End of April summary of Sandy Point turtles!

Thank you to Save the Sea Turtle Foundation!

A great big boost for the beginning of our season from the National Save the Sea Turtle Foundation in Florida! Last night we received a grant from Dr. Larry Wood on behalf of the foundation to support the upcoming St. Croix Leatherback Project season. This great big check will support many volunteers, interns and students, … More Thank you to Save the Sea Turtle Foundation!

Great showing of St. Croix research at the International Sea Turtle Symposium!

International Women’s Day is a perfect opportunity to celebrate the outstanding contribution to science by the young female marine biologists who work on our turtle projects! Our research team in St. Croix is made up mainly of women, in the early stages of their professional lives in Marine Biology and Conservation. They are a bright … More Great showing of St. Croix research at the International Sea Turtle Symposium!