News and Updates

» 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

» The Bermuda Turtle Project – 50th Anniversary Video & Stamp Release March 23, 2018 9:52 am
The Bermuda Turtle Project, a joint research and protection program of the Sea Turtle Conservancy (STC) and the Bermuda Zoological Society (BZS), is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year – making it by far the longest-continuous sea turtle conservation program that focuses on the animal in its marine environment. To celebrate... Read more

» Join STC for our 4th Annual Sea Turtle Expedition to Cuba! February 7, 2018 9:02 am
STC and Holbrook Travel are working together again to bring you another incredible Sea Turtle Expedition to Cuba! From July 1st - July 8th, 2018 you can join some of STC's sea turtle experts and take part in green sea turtle conservation efforts, all while experiencing... Read more

» Assistantships for Sea Turtle Monitoring in Panama’s Bastimentos Island National Marine Park February 6, 2018 12:57 pm
STC Programs: Research: Assistantships for Sea Turtle Monitoring in Bocas del Toro Region, Panama Bastimentos Island National Marine Park Click here to Download Flyer Since 2003, Drs. Anne and Peter Meylan have worked in partnership with the Sea Turtle Conservancy (STC) to monitor important Panamanian... Read more

» STC Opposes Effort to Loosen Protections for Leatherback Turtles January 24, 2018 1:51 pm
Read STC's Comments on the Leatherback Status Change Petition (pdf file). Leatherback sea turtles are ancient, giant reptiles. Named for their unique shells composed of thin rubbery skin, they can dive the deepest and travel the furthest among all seven sea turtle species on earth.... Read more

» Attend the Public Turtle Workshop at the Southeast Regional Sea Turtle Meeting in Myrtle Beach! January 8, 2018 3:41 pm
Turtle Ambassadors: How Citizens Can Aid in Sea Turtle Conservation February 13, 2018 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes    **This workshop is not open to SERSTM registrants, only members of the general public.** Join us... Read more