Sea Turtles and the Red Light Myth!

Editor’s Note: The following article was written by STPS Director of Communications Joel Cohen. Sea Turtles and the Red Light Myth! By Joel Cohen, STPS Director Of Communications The Ethics of Artificial Light Including...

Celebrating All Things STPS – Our Logo

Editor’s Note: During the month of May, we’re celebrating “All Things STPS” to commemorate our 38th anniversary on May 6th. Let’s take a quick look at all the different logos we’ve had over the...

Sea Turtle Week Contests Now Open

Sea Turtle Week – June 8 through 16, 2024 Sea Turtle Week is an annual event celebrating sea turtles and the conservation efforts to protect them. It also raises awareness about the current threats...

Preventing Wildlife Entanglements

Every year, sea turtles, marine mammals, sea birds, and other species are accidentally caught in fishing gear, both commercial and recreational. Sea turtles can become hooked on the body or entangled in fishing line....

Tracking Juvenile Leatherbacks

As more and more female leatherbacks nest on our shores, it won’t be long before their hatchlings emerge and head out to sea. But where do they go? Where are their nursery areas? Until...

Volunteer Spotlight: Robin Courtney

Editor’s Note: This article also appears in the STPS Spring 2024 Turtle Talk Newsletter (see page 14). When Robin started volunteering for STPS in February 2023, she jumped right in, participating in almost every...