News and Updates

» Sea Turtle Nesting Season Tips & Turtle Walk Info May 1, 2019 12:43 pm
[caption id="attachment_26477" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo credit: Rachel Smith[/caption] Nesting season officially kicked off on May 1st in Florida, where about 90% of sea turtle nesting in the U.S. takes place. Whether you are a Florida resident or are simply stopping by for summer vacation, this... Read more

» STC’s Gainesville Office is Moving! Limited Phone/Email Access April 17-22 April 17, 2019 9:18 am
Exciting news! Sea Turtle Conservancy's main office located in Gainesville, FL is moving to a new building! What does this mean for you? Due to the move, STC will have limited or no access to phones from April 17-22 and limited email access April 19-22.... Read more

» STC Earns 4-Star Charity Navigator Rating for 12th Year April 2, 2019 11:17 am
Sea Turtle Conservancy (STC) is proud to announce another top rating from Charity Navigator, the leading evaluator of non-profit groups in the United States. STC received 4 out of 4 stars for the 12th year, indicating that our organization adheres to good governance and other practices... Read more

» ACTION ALERT: Florida Bill to Prevent Straw Bans to be voted on next Monday (March 4) February 27, 2019 2:40 pm
ACTION ALERT: Florida Bill to Prevent Straw Bans to be voted on next Monday Single-use plastics pose a threat to all marine life, but especially to sea turtles. Researchers from the University of Exeter recently found single use plastics and fibers in the gut of... Read more

» **POSITION FILLED** JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Sea Turtle Lighting Project Specialist January 31, 2019 2:53 pm
POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED Overview and Purpose Sea Turtle Conservancy is based in Gainesville, Florida and is the oldest and most accomplished sea turtle organization in the world. STC is hiring a Lighting Project Specialist to work on our Sea Turtle Lighting Project. This person... Read more

» Join STC for our 5th Annual Sea Turtle Expedition to Cuba! January 23, 2019 9:02 am
STC and Holbrook Travel are working together again to bring you another incredible Sea Turtle Expedition to Cuba! From July 6 - July 13, 2019 you can join experts from the Sea Turtle Conservancy and take part in sea turtle conservation efforts, all while experiencing the... Read more

» Help STC Raise $50,000 on Giving Tuesday November 27th! November 18, 2018 12:39 pm
[caption id="attachment_29186" align="alignright" width="200"] STC's Rick Herren holds a juvenile green turtle caught and released as part of STC's In-Water Research Project. [/caption] On November 27th, Sea Turtle Conservancy is participating in our 6th annual Giving Tuesday to raise $50,000 for our new In-Water Research... Read more

» 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