STC’s Beachfront Lighting Program

Since 2010, Sea Turtle Conservancy has been retrofitting problem lights on beachfront properties in the Florida Panhandle. Learn more about the impact of artificial light on sea turtles, what you can do to help, and what STC is doing to mitigate this issue by following the links below.

Project Overiew
Learn why beachfront lights shoul dbe retrofitted and what lights are considered sea-turtle friendly lighting
Lighting and Dune Projects
STC has funding to retrofit problem lighting on beachfront properties in Bay, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Escambia Counties.
Turtle Friendly Lighting Examples

What does sea turtle friendly lighting look like?
education-outreachEducation, Outreach and Materials Through funding from the Sea Turtle License Plate Grants Program, the Sea Turtle Conservancy conducted Project LIGHTS

Learn how can you help prevent sea turtle disorientations due to beachfront lighting.

See before and after pictures of properties that STC has retrofitted.