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» Wanted: Sea Turtle Photos for STC’s 2023 Calendar! August 8, 2022 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

» You’re Invited to the Tour de Turtles Sea Turtle Release on July 31! July 18, 2022 4:59 pm
You're invited to join the Sea Turtle Conservancy on Sunday, July 31 in the heart of the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge as we attach satellite transmitters to two adult loggerhead turtles and release them back to the sea as part of our Tour de... Read more

» An Update from the Lisa Jo Randgaard Fund May 2, 2022 4:33 pm
The Lisa Jo Randgaard Fund Unrestricted endowment funding to meet the complex challenges of a changing world Written by Linda Randgaard Antonioli (Lisa's sister) *********************************************************************************************** This year marks a decade since we lost Lisa, and she remains at the heart of all we do for... Read more

» Sea Turtle Grants Program Awards $445,000 to Conservation Projects in Florida April 7, 2022 11:33 am
The Sea Turtle Grants Program (STGP), funded by the sale of Florida’s "Helping Sea Turtles Survive" specialty license plate, recently awarded $445,550.59 to 26 different projects benefiting Florida sea turtles as part of the 2022-2023 grant funding cycle. Since it’s inception, the Sea Turtle License Plate Grants... Read more

» Q&A with Chris Kopp: The Town of Longboat Key’s Lone Code Enforcement Officer April 5, 2022 3:58 pm
Florida’s sea turtles face a number of threats to their survival – coastal development, poor water quality, ingestion of marine debris, and artificial lighting – but they also have a lot of people in their corner that fight to protect them. Among these people are coastal... Read more

» Join STC on a Sea Turtle Expedition to Costa Rica this August! April 4, 2022 11:51 am
Join STC on an exclusive, guided journey to experience the warmth of tropical beaches and rainforests in Costa Rica while we explore the wonders of sea turtles. During this short and immersive trip we will spend a few nights working hands-on with green turtles in... Read more

» A Turtle Walk to Remember February 3, 2022 1:21 pm
Written by Janet Nupp Hochella, long-time STC member and BIC volunteer. The 30 plus years of efforts on behalf of turtles earned Janet the prestigious Ed Drane Award for Volunteerism at the 2017 International Sea Turtle Society Symposium. Janet now resides in Melbourne, Florida where... Read more

» Help STC Raise $70,000 for our work in Bermuda this Giving Tuesday! November 29, 2021 1:03 pm
Sea Turtle Conservancy (STC) is hoping all of its supporters will participate in this year’s Giving Tuesday Campaign, which seeks to raise funds to support a health assessment of Bermuda’s sea turtles. Though not as well-known as Black Friday or Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday, which... Read more