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Volunteer Beach Ambassadors

The Volunteers Beach Ambassador Program is one part of our multi-pronged approach to furthering our mission of promoting sea turtle conservation through education and awareness.   Volunteer Beach Ambassadors, when wearing their t-shirt, interact with the public in a positive and friendly way, while they’re on the beach, stationed at a regional beach access or even […]

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International Coastal Clean Up Day in Walton County, Florida

International Coastal Clean Up Day #ICC2016 Wondering which locations still need assistance?  9-11am – we could still use volunteers at the Choctaw Beach/ Eagle Creek location as well as the Inlet Beach or Santa Clara Regional Beach Accesses.  Inlet and Santa Clara access info can be found here.  http://www.visitsouthwalton.com/beach-and-bay-access-locations     Volunteer tshirts are available on a […]

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Turtle Talk: Come help keep the beaches safe for Sea Turtles!

Even with the fantastic crew that cleans the beaches every night here in Walton County, there is still a lot we can do to help keep the beaches safe for sea turtles.  Bring your own water bottle, hat and sunscreen as we’ll be walking the beach, picking up trash, filling in leftover holes and knocking down […]

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Turtle Talk: Sea Turtle License Plate Grant

  Ever wonder what happens to all the funds raised with the Sea Turtle specialty license plates here in Florida? Each year, the Sea Turtle Grants Program distributes money to coastal county governments, educational and research institutions and nonprofit groups through a competitive application process. The sea turtle specialty license plate is also the primary […]

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Turtle Talk: Trash Bash Beach Clean Ups 2016

  Each month we host a Trash Bash beach clean up throughout Walton County.  We are fortunate to have a fantastic beach clean up crew that combs the beaches every night to help keep our South Walton beaches in good shape.  Even with this crew, there is still a lot you can do and we […]

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Turtle Talk: Earth Day 2016

Saturday, April 23, 2016 from 11am to 4pm we will be at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park celebrating Earth Day.  There will be music, games, nature activities, tram rides to the beach, the Big Red Food truck in case you want to purchase food, animals and a whole lot more!  Make sure to swing by […]

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Turtle Talk: Happy Birthday to Us!!!

  Back in December we posted this image on our instagram and Facebook accounts for #WhereisShellyWednesday.  She was at the UPS Store in Watercolor helping mail off our almost 80 page application to the IRS for becoming a 501 (c)(3) tax exempt organization.  We have heard back from the IRS.   Drum roll please —— They […]

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Turtle Talk: Adults Love Sea Turtles Too!

Come on we know you do.  Admit it.  And because you do love sea turtles, we are having a program just for you! January 12, 2016 from 6-7pm at the Walton County Coastal Branch Library (437 Greenway Trail, Santa Rosa Beach) The program will cover the four beautiful species of sea turtles that nest here in […]

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