We couldn’t do this without you! Just like little hatchlings need each other below the surface of the sand to push their way to the top and out into the world, we need all of you to help us! The following organizations, individuals and project partners support our work – with sponsorship, financial donations, time, volunteers, and most of all, words of encouragement. Thank you so much!
Cottages by the Sea – Providing a home for turtlers for over 35 years! Thank you for hosting us again this year 🙂
Columbia Sportswear – Keeping us kitted out in the best gear for all field conditions!
National Save the Sea Turtle Foundation – Supporting our volunteer team in many ways!
For the 2018 season, we’d like to thank the following individuals and organizations for their support! Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge, The Ocean Foundation, the NOAA Southwest Fisheries Science Center’s Marine Turtle Genetics Program, Donna Boles, Lorna Larsen, Peter and Jill White, Tim Mauney and family, Molly Murray, Mike McKay and Amy Semple, Dave and Debbie Bucholtz, Mike Stiell and Joasia Pyrz, Louisa Porter, Sally Robertson, Kirsten Harper and Tristan Higgins, Caretta Nature Tours (Andy Brown), Avril Amato, the Scarfo family, Amy Frey and the Knoell family, Jodi Plagge Knoell, the LaCasella family, Carrie Althouse, the Korsun family, the Huenefeld family, Gail Joice, Barbara Mogel, and all the guests and staff at Cottages by the Sea for their enthusiasm and attendance at Turtle Talks on Tuesdays!
Our volunteers include: Donna Boles, Romina Ramos, Dante Trivett, Nina and Havis Tatum, Alyssa Scarfo, Makayla Kelso, Kaitlyn Bauer, Niki Desjardin, Vicki Pease, Margeaux Wayne, Nina Mauney, Carmen Candal, Emma Dlutkowski, Dana DeSousa, Ayaka Asada, Lily Richards, Ellie and Kenny Schatz, Tara Repoli and family, Tracy Cole, Paul Peters, Julia Baldini, Sue and Jeff Koontz, Sharon Early, Jim and Ann Mulder, Corina Marks, Ryan Flegal, Sara and Lucky Symons, Dan Huston, Joe Salomone, and Shamoy Bideau.. and the list continues to grow!
The St. Croix Leatherback Project is a collaboration between the US Fish and Wildlife Service and the Sea Turtle Census Initiative, which is a project sponsored by The Ocean Foundation 501(c)(3).