Seaturtle Conservation and Environmental Education

 
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Seaturtle Conservation and Environmental Education

Seaturtle Conservation and Environmental Education
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Environmental Education in local schools

Environmental Education in local schools
As part of our project: biologists and volunteers visit the local schools explaining the importance of the sea turtle and their life cycle (view small | med | large | orig)

Turtle Nursery

Turtle Nursery
This nursery can hold up to 100 nests. This nursery is watched over 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, until the last nest is released. (view small | med | large | orig)

Hatchlings being released

Hatchlings being released
Hatchlings are released inmediately upon birth. (view small | med | large | orig)

Volunteers arriving at the Rio Oro site

Volunteers arriving at the Rio Oro site
Photo from Progress Report 'More turtles to protect than ever before!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Volunteers cleaning the beach at Rio Oro

Volunteers cleaning the beach at Rio Oro
Photo from Progress Report 'More turtles to protect than ever before!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Volunteers eating lunch after cleaning the beach

Volunteers eating lunch after cleaning the beach
Photo from Progress Report 'More turtles to protect than ever before!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Volunteers learning how to build sea turtle nests

Volunteers learning how to build sea turtle nests
Photo from Progress Report 'Help us to protect a paradise from poachers!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Rio Oro beach in the Osa Peninsula

Rio Oro beach in the Osa Peninsula
Photo from Progress Report 'Drake Bay is stable; Rio Oro needs our help!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Volunteers working with the community in Drake Bay

Volunteers working with the community in Drake Bay
Photo from Progress Report 'Drake Bay is stable; Rio Oro needs our help!' (view small | med | large | orig)

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Project Leader

Alejandra Monge

Moravia,, San Jose Costa Rica

Where is this project located?

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