Category: Nesting surveys

Introducing Pamela….Our First Satellite Turtle of the 2018 Season!  by Dean Bagley (modified by Becky Aud)

Introducing Pamela….Our First Satellite Turtle of the 2018 Season! by Dean Bagley (modified by Becky Aud)

Introducing Pamela, our first turtle of the 2018 season to receive a satellite tracking tag!  Pamela was named in memory of Pamela J. Osborne of Hastings, Nebraska.   Ms. Osborne requested that donations be made...

A Leatherback Nest!

A Leatherback Nest!

 Exciting news!  Early Monday morning we received confirmation of our first Leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea) nest in Cocoa Beach. Leatherback sea turtles are protected as an endangered species. Leatherback sea turtles are black with blue,...

Volunteer Spotlight: Carol Hansen

Volunteer Spotlight: Carol Hansen

Carol Hansen by Aubry Forsyth Nature photographer and devoted member of the Sea Turtle Preservation Society for over 20 years, Carol Hansen has a lot to share. She has always loved to travel, even...

Hurricane Exposes and Washes Away Thousands of Sea Turtle Nests

Hurricane Exposes and Washes Away Thousands of Sea Turtle Nests

Hurricane Exposes and Washes Away Thousands of Sea Turtle Nests By Mark Schlueb Thursday, October 5, 2017 Hurricane Irma took a devastating toll on incubating sea turtle nests in the Archie Carr National Wildlife...

Nesting Surveys: Thanks, But No Thanks

Nesting Surveys: Thanks, But No Thanks

With the popularity of painted rocks, we love the gesture of love by supporting sea turtles!  Paint sea turtles on rocks, spread education and awareness, but PLEASE do NOT put painted rocks, or shells...