Sea Turtle Conservation Project
Tambor Bay Turtles/ Tortugas Bahia Tambor
Protect the remain Olive Ridley Turtles who come to the Bay to lay their eggs. Protect the eggs in a hatchery to increase the amount of babies release into the ocean. That will increase the total population in the Bay.
- animal interaction
- community awareness
- data collection/analysis
Weekly cost (approx USD):
Direct benefits you gain:
- data/statistical skills
- field research skills
- gain a qualification or credit
- remote scenic location
Noteworthy conservation points:
- development goals (supporting local community)
- ethical rehabilitation centre/practices
Full equipped house with share rooms
When does the project run?
August to December
accommodation included, food included, cooking facilities, electricity, local shops, nearby medical facilities, refillable drinking water, hot shower, wifi, tv, washing machine, swimming pool available and 50 m from the beach
How long can I stay?
1 week minimum, 4 months maximum
- Over 18
- English or Spanish
- Interested in conservation, able to work at night and early morning about 6-8h a day
Details of the day-to-day life on the project:
Early morning and night walks to find nests on the beach. Data collection, working with females laying eggs on the beach. Protecting eggs in the hatchery. Releasing babies into the ocean. Environmental education. Beach clean ups.
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