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» Partner Spotlight – Wildlife Collections May 27, 2021 9:49 am
Since 2019, Wildlife Collections has been the exclusive turtle tracking jewelry partner of the Sea Turtle Conservancy and donates 10% of net profits from every turtle bracelet sold to STC. Thanks to our partnership, Wildlife Collections has donated almost $300,000 towards our sea turtle conservation... Read more

» Satellite-Tagged Leatherback Turtle “Hope” Returns to Nest in Florida for Second Consecutive Year—a First! April 6, 2021 12:37 pm
**UPDATE 4/30/21 - Hope was encountered nesting again but unfortunately her new transmitter was no longer attached. It seems the attachment method failed or the transmitter came off while Hope was mating. However, we remain HOPEFUL that we will encounter Hope yet again and get... Read more

» Sea Turtle Grants Program Awards $415,000 to Conservation Projects in Florida March 30, 2021 2:06 pm
The Sea Turtle Grants Program (STGP), funded by the sale of Florida’s "Helping Sea Turtles Survive" specialty license plate, recently awarded $415,463.82 to 26 different projects benefiting Florida sea turtles as part of the 2021-2022 grant funding cycle. Since it’s inception, the Sea Turtle License Plate... Read more

» ACTION ALERT: Proposed law would create explosion of sea wall construction on Florida beaches March 4, 2021 4:05 pm
Florida’s sandy beaches are unlike any place in the world. More than 100 million people visit them each year, making them the main economic driver for our state. They provide coastal recreation, bring aesthetic beauty and infuse billions of dollars into our economy each year. Florida’s... Read more

» STC Accepting Applications for Research Assistants in Bastimentos Island National Marine Park, Tortuguero, and Bocas del Toro February 26, 2021 11:33 am
2021 Sea Turtle Monitoring - Panama Bastimentos Island National Marine Park Project description: Conservation and monitoring of nesting hawksbills and their nests. Location: Bocas del Toro Province, Panama, Bastimentos Island National Marine Park (BINMP): Zapatilla Cays and Playa Larga Project Dates: 27 April – 2 November 2021. Due... Read more

» SCAM ALERT – DO NOT PURCHASE PRODUCTS FROM TURTLE’S JOURNEY, OCEAN PROJECT.CO, OCEAN BETTER, WILDLIFE MISSION OR WILDLIFE TEAM January 1, 2021 11:09 am
**NOTE: To purchase tracking bracelets from our official charity partners, please click this link or check out the companies listed on our Partners page here: https://conserveturtles.org/partners/ ** SCAM ALERT! Companies operating under a variety of names are advertising on Facebook, selling products online, and illegally using STC’s... Read more

» Help STC Raise $54,000 for our In-Water Research Project this Giving Tuesday November 19, 2020 1:03 pm
Sea Turtle Conservancy (STC) is hoping all of its supporters will participate in this year’s Giving Tuesday Campaign, which seeks to raise funds for the critical in-water work we are doing studying juvenile green turtles in the Gulf of Mexico. Though not as well-known as... Read more

» Congratulations 2021 Sea Turtle Calendar Contest Photo Winners! October 21, 2020 10:28 am
Introducing the winning photos from our 2021 Sea Turtle Calendar Contest! Thank you so much to everyone who entered this year's contest. It gets harder every year to narrow down hundreds of beautiful images to only 13 photos! Calendars will be for sale in our... Read more