Category: washbacks

STPS GAINS A NEW VEHICLE!

STPS GAINS A NEW VEHICLE!

STPS GAINS A NEW VEHICLE! STPS received a 50/50 grant from the Sea Turtle Conservancy for the purchase and adaptation of a vehicle.  Our new vehicle will be used to transport sea turtles throughout...

WATCH OUT FOR WASHBACKS!

WATCH OUT FOR WASHBACKS!

WATCH OUT FOR WASHBACKS! The east coast of Florida is getting a lot of sargassum sea weed washing up on the beaches.  This means that we’re also getting post-hatchlings sea turtles washing in with...

STERP

STERP

What is STERP? by Renee S. Hurley             I remember the first time I heard this term and had no clue what it meant.  It piqued my interest and I became an active member...

Washbacks

Washbacks

Post Irma, as many natural events, we are having many turtles washing back on our beaches.  Lots of people are referring to these turtles as “washbacks.”  We prefer to use the terms hatchling and...

The effects of Irma on our beaches

The effects of Irma on our beaches

During the hurricane and after its passing, some turtle nests were eroded exposing eggs and hatchlings that were only days away from beginning their journey . Then there were also those hatchlings that did not check the weather...