We love our students! All donations we receive ultimately support students in one way or another! Here on the St. Croix Leatherback Project, we rely on students who are working toward a degree in marine conservation, to help us with all aspects of the project. They work on sea turtle surveys, data entry and checking, … More Support a Student!
Each May, we begin carefully watching our leatherback nests for signs of hatching. You can adopt your very own nest for $50! We will send you a personalized certificate that you can print, a project sticker, updates on when your nest hatches, how many hatchlings emerged, and who the mother turtle was. Your support helps … More Protect a nest for Day Nine!
Next Sunday we will be at the St. George Village Botanical Garden (St. Croix, VI), for Christmas Spoken Here! Come pick up a t-shirt, beautiful handmade gifts, or our 2020 calendar! Take a picture with our giant leatherback cutout, and meet our volunteers and team members! The one-day popular festival is from 11 am to … More Christmas Spoken at the Botanical Gardens!
Did you know that you can adopt a nesting leatherback and name her after someone you love?! We’ll send you a personalized certificate, a leatherback project t-shirt and sticker, and updates when your turtle nests during the season. Then at the end of the year, we’ll post a summary of her nests (here’s a listing … More Adopt your turtle for 2020!
Last year we tracked one of the Sandy Point nesting turtles for over a year – she swam more than 6,000 miles since leaving the beaches of Sandy Point and Maunabo, Puerto Rico (she got her satellite tag there!). This spectacular journey took Enid Fern north through the Atlantic to the Azores in the middle … More Track our Turtles for Day Six!
We have a CHALLENGE for you today on our Fifth Day of Turtles! We challenge each of you to pick up some plastic or trash that’s about to make its way into a waterbody (a ditch, a stream, a river, the ocean, anywhere really), take a picture of what you picked up, post it on … More Our plastic challenge to you!
How do you like long walks on soft beach sand, blazing hot sun and lots of mosquitoes? 😂 😂 Come VOLUNTEER with us! Sometimes it’s not for the faint of heart – but our volunteers are awesome and make a huge difference in helping us count turtle tracks, do research and keep the project productive. … More Come volunteer with us!
We are well on our way to meeting our goal of $500 toward leatherback conservation for 2020! Donations go directly to helping our volunteer team in St. Croix with expenses, and the team really appreciates the support! During one season, we have about 30 volunteers who come to help with turtle conservation, monitoring and management. … More It’s Giving Tuesday for the Third Day of Turtles!
Our team t-shirts are endlessly popular! You can now be part of the team in spirit! For a $20 donation to the project (plus $6 shipping), we will send you one of our super-soft, super-comfy t-shirts to show your support! Order yours here! In the comments section, please let us know what color and size … More Day Two! Wear our T-shirt!
We are kicking off our Twelve Days of Turtles by giving thanks for our supporters, our volunteers, our funders and our friends! Sea turtle research and monitoring takes a huge amount of effort and we rely on everyone for help. This project (now running for 40 years) has been a labor of love for hundreds … More First Day! 2019 Supporter Thanksgiving!