Turtle Island Gulf of Mexico staff participated in sea turtle
handling and release with wildlife agencies.
High school students participated in this
Galveston Island beach clean up.
Galveston Sea Turtle Action Center is a hub
for volunteer trainings and meetings.
This hooked Kemp’s Ridley was rescued thanks to
a call to Turtle Island’s hotline and will be rehabilitated.
Turtle Island partnered with Loggerhead Marine Life Center
to place informative signage on fishing marinas.
Turtle Island’s Gulf Campaign teaches about the
impacts of plastic pollution.
Turtle Island nesting beach monitors safeguard
sea turtles and collect plastic at the same time.
Sorority sisters build fishing line recycling
tubes at the Sea Turtle Action Center.
Sea turtle monitors protect the endangered
nesters as they crawl across the beach.
Turtle Island coordinated 125 volunteers who
helped locate nesting sea turtles in 2015.
A sea turtle mural and other artwork now graces the
Sea Turtle Action Center.
Popular rapper Bun B participated in the Bring the Bag
campaign with Turtle Island and partners.
Rob the Ridley and the Bag
Monster Help Reduce Plastics.
Carole Allen – Turtle Island’s Gulf Office Director and Lifetime Ocean Activist
has worked to protect sea turtles since 1980.