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!
We can’t wait to launch into our Twelve Days of Turtles starting tomorrow! See how you can become involved in the St. Croix Leatherback Project, from volunteering, to learning, to meeting our challenges over the next twelve days! Like or follow our Facebook page to keep up to date and join the fun! The St. … More Twelve Days of Turtles starts tomorrow!
We are now just one week away from Giving Tuesday! Our goal will be to raise $500 toward leatherback research for 2020! Have a wonderful, safe and Happy Thanksgiving week! 😉 The St. Croix Leatherback Project is supported by the Sea Turtle Census Initiative, which is sponsored by The Ocean Foundation, which is a 501(c)(3) organization, based … More Giving Tuesday in one week!
Once we give Thanks with loved ones, then survive Black Friday, shop local on Small Business Saturday, or opt for Cyber Monday, the next day is the best! It’s Giving Tuesday – a global day to participate in giving – of your time, your gratitude, your funds, or your voice to something you care about. … More #GivingTuesday in 3 weeks!
On this very night last year, one of our Sandy Point turtles – Enid Fern – made her way to Maunabo, Puerto Rico for her last nest of the season, having nested three times at Sandy Point. Just by chance and circumstance, Enid Fern met with our friends and colleagues at ATMAR (Amigos de las … More Enid Fern swims 6,000+ miles in a year!
While we continue to search for our mama leatherbacks, we are starting to see our first nests of the season emerging from the sand. This is an exciting time for our team, as we watch the results of our nest protection and careful minding of the date as we anticipate the first hatchling emergences. This … More Hatchlings are here!