News and Updates

» 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

» Apply to become a Sea Turtle Lighting Project Specialist at STC January 11, 2018 3:02 pm
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 will work as part of... 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

» Apply to be a Research Assistant with STC in Bocas del Toro, Panama January 5, 2018 2:31 pm
Since 2003, Sea Turtle Conservancy has worked at important Panamanian sea turtle nesting beaches in the Bocas del Toro Province and the Comarca Ngäbe Buglé, from the Changuinola river to the Chiriquí river. Four sea turtle species are found in the waters of Bocas del... Read more

» Help STC Raise $40,000 on Giving Tuesday, November 28th! November 22, 2017 10:36 am
On November 28th, Sea Turtle Conservancy is participating in our 5th annual Giving Tuesday! Giving Tuesday, the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday, is a day of charitable giving around the world. This special holiday was created as a day where everyone is... Read more

» 2018 Sea Turtle Calendar Contest Winners! October 30, 2017 12:10 pm
Sea Turtle Conservancy (STC) would like to give a special congratulations to the winners of our 2018 Sea Turtle Scenes Calendar Contest! All of the photos were truly fantastic. Thank you to everyone who took the time to enter! The winning photographs will be featured... Read more