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» Sea Turtle Conservation Work in Tortuguero Threatened due to COVID-19 June 1, 2020 11:08 am
Sea Turtle Conservancy’s research and conservation program at Tortuguero, Costa Rica, is a conservation success story. When STC’s founder Dr. Archie Carr first arrived at the site in the 1950s, the green turtle population was in drastic decline—slipping toward extinction—due to the unsustainable harvesting of... Read more

» STC Earns 4-Star Charity Navigator Rating for 13th Year May 2, 2020 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 13th year, indicating that our organization adheres to good governance and other practices... Read more

» Sea Turtle Grants Program Awards $340,000 to Conservation Projects in Florida April 13, 2020 1:16 pm
The Sea Turtle Grants Program (STGP), funded by the sale of Florida’s "Helping Sea Turtles Survive" specialty license plate, recently awarded $340,439.60 to 20 different projects benefiting Florida sea turtles as part of the 2020-2021 grant funding cycle. Each year, the Sea Turtle Grants Program distributes money to coastal... Read more

» FL ACTION ALERT! Help Save Brevard’s Remaining Heritage and Specimen Trees! March 4, 2020 4:59 pm
**UPDATE: Unfortunately, the public lost the vote, 3-2. Thank you to everyone who sent emails, made calls and attended the meeting. 15 people spoke for the changes, and 1 developer spoke against them. If nature and conservation groups unite to make changes to the local... Read more

» Join STC for our 6th Annual Sea Turtle Expedition to Cuba! February 25, 2020 9:02 am
STC and Holbrook Travel are working together again to bring you another incredible Sea Turtle Expedition to Cuba! From July 2 - July 9, 2020 you can join experts from the Sea Turtle Conservancy and take part in sea turtle conservation efforts, all while experiencing... Read more

» JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Station Manager at STC’s Biological Field Station in Tortuguero, Costa Rica **POSITION FILLED** January 15, 2020 3:40 pm
POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED **CLICK HERE FOR SPANISH VERSION** POSITION TITLE: Station Manager of the Tortuguero Biological Field Station (Costa Rica) for Sea Turtle Conservancy POSITION SUMMARY: Sea Turtle Conservancy (STC) announces an opening for Station Manager of its Biological Field Station at Tortuguero, Costa Rica.... Read more

» JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Senior Accountant **POSITION FILLED** January 10, 2020 3:01 pm
**POSITION FILLED** Job Announcement: Senior Accountant Overview and Purpose Sea Turtle Conservancy (STC) is based in Gainesville, Florida, and was founded by renowned sea turtle expert Dr. Archie Carr.  STC is the oldest and one of the most accomplished sea turtle conservation organizations in the world. ... Read more

» JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Visitor Center Coordinator at STC’s Station in Tortuguero, Costa Rica **POSITION FILLED** December 13, 2019 3:35 pm
POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED This job description is available in English and Spanish. Click here for Spanish version. POSITION TITLE: Visitor Center Coordinator at the Tortuguero Biological Field Station (Costa Rica) for Sea Turtle Conservancy POSITION SUMMARY: Sea Turtle Conservancy (STC) announces an opening for Visitor... Read more