Beach Clean-Up Scheduled!

Beach Clean-Up Scheduled!

Los esperamos este Sábado a las 8:00 am en RPT para iniciar la en la Limpieza de Playa Tortuga. Come and join us this coming saturday (August 20) at 8:00 am for the Beach Clean Up. If you like it, why not share...
Recent Beach Report

Recent Beach Report

At the end of July, an adult green turtle was found dead on Playa Tortuga.  It was tagged, so Oscar was able to find out that this turtle had been at Isabela Island in 2011.  Isabela Island is the largest island of the Galápagos, off of Ecuador.  This is more than...
2016 Turtle Season Begins!

2016 Turtle Season Begins!

What does start the turtle season mean? It means we need more coffee for our staff and volunteers on night patrols! Turtle season for Playa Tortuga officially started last month (July).  We built the beach hatchery, which means digging, moving, and sifting A LOT of...
Farewell thoughts from one of our interns

Farewell thoughts from one of our interns

The countdown has begun. After five months of staying at Reserva Playa Tortuga to almost going home to the normal life. Only two more weeks and then this big adventure has come to an end. I can’t believe that my time here went so fast. I’ve met so many new people and...

World Sea Turtle Day

Did you know that June 16th is the official World Sea Turtle Day? It was chosen to be this particular day because it is the birthday of Dr. Archie Carr, founder of the Sea Turtle Conservancy. Sea turtles have been swimming in the oceans for hundreds of millions of...
Making Headlines

Making Headlines

RPT’s sea turtle program in the news! Click the link below to read the full article on The Costa Rica News. http://thecostaricanews.com/learn/sea-turtle-rescuing-why-just-one/ If you like it, why not share...