Happy Hatchling Season!

Categories: Leatherback
It’s hatchling season on Juno Beach, which means our nights have gotten a little bit longer, and a whole lot cuter!  We’ve had some of our earliest leatherback nests emerge, and many more yet to go.  With hatchlings about this means we are now collecting data for the second half of our research project assessing …

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Sea Turtle Hat-Tricks!

Categories: Leatherback
We’ve had some busy, busy beaches out here!  Two hat-tricks in a week!  Our first leatherback hat-trick included two repeat nesters and a first encounter for this season.  Our busy night started off with the return of Hirschy.  We hadn’t encountered this girl since April.  She came up early and nested fairly quickly.  She still …

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The Truth About Turtle Tears

Categories: Leatherback
The sea turtle moms are really popping up like crazy on Juno Beach!  The loggerheads are here in full force and the green sea turtles are getting into the swing of nesting as well.  The leatherbacks are still here, finishing out their nesting season with a bang. This week we encountered a couple previously tagged …

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Busy Nights in Peak Season

Categories: Leatherback
We have had some busy, busy nights out on Juno Beach!  We’re in the historically peak leatherback nesting period, and once again the turtles are showing up. Our beach is currently hosting nesting leatherback, loggerhead, and green sea turtles.  It’s quite the treat for us to see three different species of sea turtles at night on our …

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