Current Information

Upcoming Events and News

Turtle Talks

Wondering where you can get information on sea turtles, so you are prepared for this year’s turtle season?  STPS is excited to announce we are conducting three Turtle Talk 101 presentations via ZOOM in the coming months.  The dates and links to these informative talks are listed below.  Each talk will start at 6:00 p.m.  Looking forward to seeing you on ZOOM. 

April 13: Register Here

May 18: Register Here

June 22: Register Here

Beach Cleanups

Beach cleanups are held the first Saturday after the first Thursday of each month at Coconut Point Park in Melbourne Beach and Cherie Down Park and Beach in Cape Canaveral from 9 am to 11 am. All are welcome to come and help clean up the beach.  Community service hours are available.  Supplies, like trash bags, gloves and pick up tools, are available.  Check the CALENDAR for dates.

NOTE:  We will not be holding one in September as the 5K Turtle Krawl is scheduled for September 9th



Turtle Talk

Monthly Meetings

Join us for our monthly meetings on the first Thursday of each month. We are meeting in person in 2023 at the Scotty Culp Municipal Complex located at 565 Cassia Blvd in Satellite Beach.  Parking is in the rear of the building.  We will also continue Zoom meetings.  Social time begins at 7:00 so you can chat with fellow turtle lovers.  The meeting starts promptly at 7:30. 



STPS at Events

We will be participating at the following events this year.  Please visit the event and stop and say hello to those volunteers manning the STPS booth.  We would be happy to answer any questions about turtles and the STPS role in helping sea turtles survive.

March 10th     Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, education only

April 1st          Poocharella, Wickham Park Melbourne

April 15th        Turkey Creek Day, Palm Bay

April 22nd        Earth Day Celebration, Satellite Beach

April 29th        BeachFly Ocean LegaSea Fest 2023, Rockledge



Volunteer Opportunities

Soon it will be turtle season.  STPS has many volunteer opportunities for you to participate in.  Meet the current volunteers, permit holders, and program directors.  Come learn about volunteering with us!

We need volunteers for:

Turtle Krawl 5K – Strandings – Events – Nesting Surveys – STERP (Sea Turtle Emergency Response Program) Education- Beach Clean-Ups – Turtle Walks … and more!