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We’re the oldest and most accomplished sea turtle organization in the world! STC is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) membership organization based in Gainesville, Florida. STC was founded in 1959 by Mr. Joshua B. Powers in response to renowned ecologist Dr. Archie Carr’s award-winning book, The Windward Road, which first alerted the world to the plight of sea turtles.
Sadly, only an estimated one in 1,000 to 10,000 will survive to adulthood.
Learn about the migration patterns of “critically endangered” hawksbill sea turtles.
See what is being done with satellite technology today to study and protect sea turtles.
With your support we can protect and restore the once globally significant hawksbill sea turtle nesting population and study the migration patterns of threatened olive ridley sea turtles.Find Out More