Sea Turtle Conservation - Quinlan

Volunteer Story – Quinlan

Having only been a volunteer at STCC since May this year I’ve already had some unforgettable experiences. I’ve been on two trips to Klein Curaçao, collecting nesting information for the STCC database, and one to Wacawa where we released a rescued turtle back into the ocean after being kept at the Sea Aquarium for treatment.…

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Water for Sea Turtles

Water for Sea Turtles in Rehabilitation

In the last few months, we have seen images of turtles in distress and difficult rescue missions. We have also seen the images of the happy moment when recovered turtles have been returned to the sea. But have you ever thought about what happens in the middle part of this story? When a turtle is…

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STCC training

Volunteer training

We take great pride in our volunteers. They are the heart of our organization and without them, we could not fulfil our mission to protect sea turtles and their habitats. That being said, we value a professional approach and therefore we upgraded the volunteer training this year to a complete theoretical and infield training. For…

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Injured sea turtle

Help Sea Turtles during Unprecedented Crisis

On Curacao, there is an unprecedented sargassum crisis that is heavily affecting our endangered sea turtles. Turtles are getting stranded and overheat as they struggle to reach the surface and breathe. So far, we have made 28 rescues and 8 are at the vet requiring urgent medical attention for tumours, carapace damage, belly wounds and…

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Kim, our volunteer

Kim – Volunteer

Hi, my name is Kim. I have been a volunteer since the beginning of STCC. Sabine, the founder of STCC, is a very dear friend of mine, and she inspired me to participate in and fall in love with the world of sea turtles. As a full-time teacher, it is impossible to assist in the…

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Solene

Solene – STCC Volunteer

I volunteered 3 weeks for STCC in July 2019 and it’s been the experience of a lifetime! I have learned so much about sea turtles, how to preserve them just by being a little more earth-conscious. The team was so nice and eager to give me advice anytime. They gave me the opportunity to work…

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