News and Updates

» 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

» 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