Help Us Protect Sea Turtles

Join a Community Dedicated to Wildlife Protection

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About Us

The Beach Stewards program is dedicated to protecting sea turtle hatchlings that have washed back due to high onshore winds, large storm events, and the accumulation of seaweed on the beach. The program runs from September 1st through November 30th, focusing on minimizing impacts to these vulnerable creatures.

Partners

Learn, Act, and Make a Difference for Marine Life

Marine Debris Removal

Our dedicated team works tirelessly to clean up and remove debris from our beautiful beaches. By eliminating harmful litter and pollutants, we create a safer and healthier environment for marine life and beachgoers alike.

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Washback Sea Turtle Surveying

From September 1st - November 30th, we conduct thorough surveys to rescue sea turtle hatchlings that have washed back onto the beach due to storms or high winds. Our efforts ensure these vulnerable creatures receive the care they need to safely return to the ocean.

Our Mission

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Benefits of Joining

Contribute

Contribute to the conservation of sea turtles.

Experience

Gain hands-on experience in wildlife protection.

Community

Be part of a community dedicated to environmental stewardship.

Resources

Receive training and resources for effective monitoring.

Participant Requirement

Volunteer Testimonials

"Volunteering with the Beach Stewards program has been incredibly rewarding. Seeing hatchlings safely make it to the ocean gives me a profound sense of accomplishment and joy. The community of volunteers is amazing, and I've made lifelong friends who share my passion for protecting marine life. Joining the Beach Stewards program has truly been a life-changing experience."
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Sarah M.
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"Being part of the Beach Stewards program has been eye-opening and fulfilling. The hands-on experience of participating in hatchling surveys is invaluable. The support from program coordinators and the sense of making a real difference is incredible. If you want to protect sea turtles and learn about marine ecosystems, I highly recommend joining."
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Michael R.
Volunteer

Be a Guardian of the Beach: Volunteer with Beach Stewards

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APPLICATION

Please fill out the application information below to apply to join our Beach Stewards program. Applications are reviewed during open enrollment from April 1st to July 31st yearly.

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