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2024 STERP Training Sessions

If you are an existing STPS Sea Turtle Emergency Response Program (STERP) volunteer or are interested in this program, you’re required to attend a STERP training class each year. The dates for this year’s...

STPS Online Turtle Talk 101 Presentations

Our online Turtle Talk 101 presentation is free and open to the public and provides an introduction to sea turtles. It includes a basic overview of all sea turtle species with concentration on those...

Hitching a Ride on a Sea Turtle

Sea turtles attract all kinds of hitchhikers. Some, like the barnacles shown above, make a permanent home on a sea turtle while others use them for transport and as a source of food. Here’s...

Don’t Miss These Free Classes

Turtle Talk 101 – In Person, January 29, 2024 from 2 PM to 4 PMCape Canaveral Library, 201 Polk Avenue, Cape Canaveral, FL 32920 Our Turtle Talk 101 presentation is free and open to...

Welcome New STPS Members and Volunteers

If you recently joined STPS, you’ll find lots of helpful information below including how to find out what’s going on at STPS, become a volunteer, and log your volunteer service hours. What’s Happening at...

Volunteer Spotlight: Donna Simons

Editor’s Note: This article also appears in the STPS Winter 2024 Turtle Talk Newsletter (see page 13). Donna’s love for sea turtles began when she and her husband Roger lived in Port St. Joe...

STPS Volunteer Fair – January 13, 2024

Join us at our 2024 Volunteer Fair on Saturday January 13th at the Satellite Beach Public Library from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm. At the fair, you’ll meet current STPS program directors, coordinators, permit...