If you will be Monitoring the Greenhouse (Dec
6- March 31) during the day, please arrive at the Turtle Camp by 10:00am. Be sure to bring plenty of water and
lunch. Plan to be on the beach from 10am -3pm. Please apply your sunscreen at home and wash hands well. Sunscreen
cannot be used in the turtle camp. Someone will meet you at the turtle camp around 10am, please be patient if they are
a few minutes late, they are probably coming on an ATV and may have to stop to collect a nest. Feel free to open the
door and go in.
Hatchling Releases will take place December 6- March 31. Please arrive
(or come back) to the Turtle Camp at- 4:30pm (December - January), and 5:00pm (February- March). We will clean
out active nests, and release hatchlings at sunset.
Kids- your family is welcome to accompany you! If you are Monitoring the Greenhouse during the day, you are
absolutely welcome to stay and release the hatchlings at sunset your break is 3:00-4:30.
The Tortugueros Las Playitas Turtle
Camp is on the beach at Camino Internacional in Las Tunas. We are on Google Maps!
Contributions to the program are used
toward ATV maintenance, ATV purchases, gasoline, Biologist tools like turtle PITS, thermometers and Greenhouse construction
materiales all needed to run this project.
Thank you for participating!