SoCal Sea Turtles' Current Initiatives
SLOW for Sea Turtles Low-light Reflective Aluminum Signs for Waterfront Homes & BUSINESSES in CA, OR, & WA
WATERFRONT Businesses and homes are invited to host a Sea Turtle AWARENESS sign to help protect WEST COAST sea turtles from accidental boat strikes, ENTANGLEMENT, AND fishery interactions ANYWHERE along the COASTS OF California, OREGON, & WASHINGTON STATEs.
Signs must be placed within clear view of the water so that boaters, fishers, and those on, IN, or nEAR the water can read the INFORMATION PRINTED ON THE SIGN.
YELLOW SIGNS ARE FREE IN EXCHANGE FOR A PHOTO OF THE SIGN ONCE INSTALLED, WHILE OUR NEW for '22 BRIGHT BLUE SIGNS CAN BE PRINTED FOR A SMALL DONATION TO COVER PRINTING AND SHIPPING.
To learn more about hosting a SEA TURTLE sign, please contact US USING THE BUTTON BELOW!
Presentations, Panel Discussions, & the SoCal Sea Turtles Booth at IN-PERSON Events in CA + Online Worldwide
SoCal Sea Turtles will set up our educational booth to teach people about our local sea turtles anywhere along the Southern California coast, FROM SANTA BARBARA TO TIJUANA, MEXICO.
SoCAL SEA TURTLES' EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, Sabrina, is also available to give sea turtle talks and DELIVER EDUCATIONAL programMING to HIGH-SCHOOL and COLLEGE STUDENTS, AS WELL AS staff and volunteers at any WEST-COAST organization.
PRESENTATIONS TO ANGLERS AND BOATERS ARE ALWAYS FREE, WHILE PRESENTATIONS TO OTHER GROUPS ARE AVAILABLE FOR A SMALL DONATION TO SOCAL SEA TURTLES.
To request THE SoCal Sea Turtles BOOTH at YOUR NEXT event, or to schedule a WEST COAST sea turtle TALK, please CONTACT US!
West Coast Sea Turtle Sighting & Stranding Reporting Stickers + FREE Brochures for CA, OR, & WA RESIDENTS!
SoCal Sea Turtles developed these stickers in partnership with NOAA to ensure that every person on, in, or near the water in CA, OR, & WA has access to the NOAA Sea Turtle Stranding Hotline and the WEST COAST sea turtle reporting form.
Each sticker comes with a FREE informational brochure all about HOW TO SAFELY INTERACT WITH our local sea turtles, too!
THESE 4-INCH ROUND STICKERS ARE AVAILABLE IN BOTH ENGLISH AND SPANISH, AND ARE MADE OF THICK, DURABLE VINYL WITH A WATER- AND UV-RESISTANT COATING.
Remember that there are no fines or other penalties for reporting accidental harm to sea turtles - we just want injured turtles to get medical attention ASAP to give them the best chance OF survival.
AS OF APRIL 6, 2021, SOCAL SEA TURTLES IS A FEDERALLY RECOGNIZED 501(C)(3) CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION, WHICH MEANS THAT ALL DONATIONS OF $25 OR MORE ARE DEDUCTIBLE FROM THE DONOR'S FEDERAL INCOME TAXES! OUR EIN # IS: 86-3610124. PLEASE CONTACT US AT ADMIN@SOCALSEATURTLES.ORG IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR DONATION TO SCST.