News and Updates

» Help STC Raise $50,000 on Giving Tuesday, December 3rd! November 19, 2019 12:39 pm
On December 3, Sea Turtle Conservancy (STC) is participating in our 7th annual Giving Tuesday to raise $50,000 for our Research Station in Soropta Beach, Panama! STC is hoping all of its members and supporters will participate in this year’s Giving Tuesday Campaign, which seeks... Read more

» JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Sea Turtle Lighting Project Specialist November 7, 2019 10:00 am
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. STC is hiring a Lighting... Read more

» STC Awarded Top Responsible Costa Rica Eco Tour 2019! October 2, 2019 4:14 pm
Sea Turtle Conservancy is excited to announce that we’ve made it onto the Top Responsible Costa Rica Eco Tours 2019 list! Curated by Terra Incognita - a social enterprise seeking to promote the best examples of ethical ecotourism worldwide - we’re part of a group of... Read more

» Wanted: Sea Turtle Photos for STC’s 2020 Calendar! August 11, 2019 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

» (Update) Tell Brevard County Commissioners to keep dogs off the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge August 2, 2019 3:06 pm
***UPDATE as of 8/7/2019: Great news out of the Brevard County Commission meeting last night! The commissioners rejected the citizen initiative to allow dogs on 11 miles of the Refuge. Most of the commissioners were vocally opposed. In the Carr Refuge District, 92% of those... Read more

» 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