News and Updates

» Support STC’s Lisa’s Fund with “Flippery When Wet” Soaps! November 3, 2018 8:11 am
Guest blog post by Diane & Linda Randgaard Our younger sister, Lisa, loved to travel and did so with great joy and wonder. The decline of her physical health from the congenital heart condition she lived with so bravely was a limit she recognized, once... Read more

» 2019 Sea Turtle Calendar Contest Winners! November 1, 2018 12:10 pm
Sea Turtle Conservancy (STC) would like to give a special congratulations to the winners of our 2019 Sea Turtle Scenes Calendar Contest! All of the photos were truly fantastic. Thank you to everyone who took the time to enter! The winning photographs will be featured... Read more

» NBC News: STC Helps Install New Lights Along Florida Coastline to Protect Baby Sea Turtles September 26, 2018 3:10 pm
STC's Executive Director David Godfrey was recently interviewed by NBC Nightly News to discuss the importance of sea turtle friendly lighting in Florida, which STC has played a major role in implementing across the state. The story aired live on September 22, 2018 and can... Read more

» STC Lighting Project Manager Receives Lighting Specialist Certification August 28, 2018 2:19 pm
Sea Turtle Conservancy now has a certified Lighting Specialist I on staff! Lighting Project Manager Rachel Tighe recently received her Lighting Specialist I certification through the National Association of Innovative Lighting Distributors (NAILD).   [caption id="attachment_28063" align="aligncenter" width="700"] STC Lighting Project Manager Rachel Tighe discusses a... Read more

» Wanted: Sea Turtle Photos for STC’s 2019 Calendar! August 21, 2018 11:07 am
Calling all photographers! Sea Turtle Conservancy is looking for talented photographers (amateur or professional) for our annual Sea Turtle Calendar Contest! The sea turtle calendar reminds people throughout the year that sea turtles need our help to survive, and it includes important sea turtle dates... Read more

» Lisa Jo Randgaard’s Legacy Grows at STC May 2, 2018 8:57 am
Over the last five years, the Randgaard family has raised $100,000 for Sea Turtle Conservancy to honor the memory of their beloved youngest daughter and sister, Lisa, who passed away at the age of 43 on May 2, 2012, from complications of her congenital heart... Read more

» Tips for Sea Turtle Nesting Season May – October May 1, 2018 10:54 am
It’s that time of the year again; nesting season is here in the state of Florida! The majority of nesting in Florida occurs between May 1st and October 31st.  About 90% of all sea turtle nesting in the United States takes place on Florida’s beaches,... Read more

» Sea Turtle Grants Program Awards Nearly $350,000 to Research, Conservation, and Education Projects in Florida April 30, 2018 9:29 am
The Sea Turtle Grants Program (STGP), funded by the sale of Florida’s Helping Sea Turtles Survive specialty license plate, recently awarded $349,943.06 to 24 different projects benefiting Florida sea turtles as part of the 2018-2019 grant funding cycle. Each year, the Sea Turtle Grants Program distributes... Read more