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…

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Marianne volunteer story

Marianne’s story

Anyone who has participated in STCC activities more than once knows Marianne, especially if you have been to Klein Curaçao for nest monitoring. Marianne has been an STCC volunteer from the very start and functioned as field coordinator for Klein Curaçao for the last few nesting seasons. Marianne was born in…

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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,…

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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…

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Internship Story - Eva

Internship story of Eva Ortelee

Make people aware of the beauty of our oceans and thereby change their behaviour to make sure our oceans will stay beautiful and healthy. That is the reason why I study Coastal and marine management in the Netherlands and why I did my internship at STCC. My main goal was…

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STCC training

STCC Training Day – Story by Louviënne

May 30, 2020 On this Saturday morning, I woke up to a text saying that securities at Blue bay have sighted some turtle activities on the beach. Upon arrival, 15 volunteers gather to spend a morning together by learning more about sea turtles. This is our last training of three…

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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…

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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…

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