Our supporters

2016-07-25-17-44-52We 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! In the past few years, the following organizations, individuals and project partners supported our work – with sponsorship, financial donations, time, volunteers, and most of all, words of encouragement. Thank you so much! Donations may be made at this link!

Volunteers, team roster and supporters: SuperVolunteer Donna Boles, Sharon Early, Dante Trivett, Yaira Ortiz, JJ Simmonds, Ajani Saldana, Jim and Ann Mulder, Jen Valiulis, Annie Brown & Philippa Smith-Tyler, Corina Marks, Susan Mikulecky, Macallan Durkin & Alana Nunn, Kelly Stewart (team lead), Claudia Lombard (team lead), Shannon Borowy, Dana DeSousa, Jeremy Smith, Romina Ramos,  Makayla Kelso, Nina Mauney, Carmen Candal, Emma Dlutkowski, Leatherback Brewing Co., Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts, Breathe Salt & Yoga, Tracy Cole, Sara Symons, Rob Kober, Joe Salomone, James Stewart, Claire Gonzales, Shreya Banerjee, ReefBox, Adventures in Diving STX, St. Croix Blue House, Jim and Lis Stewart, Dawn and Jeff Rudolph, Angela Picknell, Sue Roden, Amy Frey, Drue Frey, Amy Semple, Erin LaCasella, Jodi Plagge, Robin & Asher LeRoux, Sara Scarfo, Tawnya Merritt, Zach Butler, Duke Marine Lab Sea Turtle Class, Wendy Mathisen, Louisa Porter, Allie Meyer, Brian and Pam Holt, St. Croix Environmental Association, Kirstina Barry, Haley Jackson and the entire Turtle Watch team, and many others!

A special thanks to all the families who adopted turtles this year; these funds go directly to help our volunteer turtle research assistants buy groceries on St. Croix!

Major supporters and funders

We’d like to thank the following individuals and organizations for their grants and in-kind support! Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge, The Ocean Foundation, the NOAA Southwest Fisheries Science Center‘s Marine Turtle Genetics Program, the Thomas A. and Lucille B. Horne Foundation, and the Propeller Club of Baltimore.

Cottages by the Sea – Providing a home for turtlers for over 35 years! Thank you for hosting us at Turtle Camp each year 🙂  And a big thank you to all the Cottages guests who come out to Turtle Talks on Tuesdays on the patio! (April through August).

Beautiful Cottages by the Sea in Frederiksted keeps us comfortable every field season. Come visit them! CaribbeanCottages.com

National Save the Sea Turtle Foundation was a major funding partner for the last several years. Become a member today!

National Save the Sea Turtle Foundation was a major supporter for the 2019 & 2020 volunteer team. Thank you!

Columbia Sportswear – Keeping us kitted out in the best gear for all field conditions!

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Columbia provides the best gear for fieldwork!
SuperVolunteer Donna finishes measuring a leatherback nesting at dawn.

The St. Croix Sea Turtle Project is sponsored by The Ocean Foundation, which is a 501(c)(3) organization, working in cooperation with Fish and Wildlife at Sandy Point NWR, St. Croix, US Virgin Islands.

All photos on this website were taken under appropriate Endangered Species Permits during the course of approved research. No photos may be reproduced, or copied and used without permission. Thank you.