Who isn’t fascinated and inspired by sea turtles? From the impossibly cute hatchlings rushing toward the shore, to the decades-old giants who’ve learned to navigate the open sea, the lives of these impressive animals leaves us in wonder and awe.
There are seven species of sea turtles in the world and all of them are considered threatened or endangered due to poaching, predation, habitat destruction, and in-water threats, such as fishing, boating, pollution, and marine debris. Join us in monitoring and conserving the Osa Peninsula’s four sea turtles species –Olive Ridley, Green, Leatherback and Hawksbill – so that they may endure for many more generations to come.
As a volunteer with our Sea Turtle Conservation Program, you will help study and protect these ancient and magnificent creatures. Here’s a snapshot:
Nesting season (June-November):
Non-nesting season (November-May):
Contact [email protected] for more information.
We offer a long-term position to a limited number of qualified applicants. Click below to learn more: