Sand Erosion Study

Sand Erosion Study

As mentioned last year (here), Reserva Playa Tortuga has been researching the effects of sand erosion at Playa Tortuga. As a part of our partnership with the Georgia Sea Turtle Center (GSTC), our former Americorp research intern, Ashley Lavere, presented the results...
Ocelots at Reserva Playa Tortuga

Ocelots at Reserva Playa Tortuga

While turtles are obviously a primary focus here at Reserva Playa Tortuga, we also take our role as stewards of the environment and all its inhabitants very seriously. This is why we have other programs in place, such as the crocodilian study, the butterfly garden and...
New Sand Erosion Study

New Sand Erosion Study

There are many environmental factors that affect whether or not a turtle will choose to nest on a particular beach.  For instance, high sand walls on a beach can reduce the availability of good nesting areas for sea turtles.  And if they can’t find a good...