Byron, STCC Volunteer Story

Byron’s story

Last year, while Byron was doing some maintenance work at Parasasa Beach, Sea Turtle Conservation Curaçao volunteer Marie Louise, who was visiting the beach, stopped for a little chat. She told Byron and his colleagues that she just came back from monitoring 13 beaches in Band’Abou for turtle nests. Byron thought that was incredible, and…

Sea Turtle Conservation Curacao Board Members

New board at STCC

STCC has a new board! Under the leadership of STCC’s founder, Sabine Berendse, the board will continue to direct STCC in protecting sea turtles and their habitat, in creating more awareness and in fostering stronger connections amongst volunteers.  Pictured in front f.l.t.r.: Saïtia Comenencia (general board member), Denise Vijber (Secretary) In the back f.l.t.r.: Kim Russel…

Make the turle smile campaign

The new #MakeTheTurtleSmile campaign!

After the great success of #maketheturtlesmile last year, this year we are aiming to stop even more plastic from going to waste! How does it work: Collect plastic bottles (plastic types 1, 2 and 5) and aluminium cans Bring them to Green Phenix For every 25 bottles or cans, you receive a stamp  With these…

Nlly - volunteer of sea turtle conservation curacao

Nelly’s Story

Almost 4 months ago, I happily started as a volunteer at STCC! I have already gained so many amazing experiences so far! It is a joy to check on the beaches along the South shore each Friday. The morning glory, serene sphere and nature that wakes from animal to human, is in one word fantastic!…

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.…