Posts Tagged ‘st. croix’

Summary of the 2015 Leatherback Sea Turtle Nesting at Sandy Point Wildlife Refuge, St. Croix, USVI

The 2015 leatherback sea turtle nesting season at Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge in St. Croix concluded in August and we have since been analyzing data. We now know much more about the 2015 season at Sandy point. This informal report

Updated Turtle Nesting Numbers, as of May 18, 2015; Sandy Point Wildlife Refuge

Geographic Consulting’s Sea Turtle Project Manager, Jen Valiulis, has been updating some aspects of our 2015 turtle nesting database. Here, we present to you our corrected numbers so far this season (as of May 18, 2015). We have had 72 individual leatherback

Geographic Consulting and USFWS host Nigel Marven on the beach

Geographic Consulting’s turtle crew had a fun time hosting Nigel Marven last week. Some of us were a little star struck by the Wildlife adventurer that first became famous during his time with the BBC Natural History Unit and now makes

St. Croix Tree Inventory and Hazard Tree Assessment; Preliminary Results

The casual observer may think the roadside tree population of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands would be rich in diversity because the island lies in the sub tropics. Geographic Consulting recently completed a two year project to assess the major roadside

Hawksbill Turtle Arrives at Sandy Point.

June 4, 2012 It is June and leatherback season seems to have peaked, with averages still steady at about 5 Mamas per night. Just over a week ago, 10 turtles came up on Sandy Point in one night. A record for

Dawn turtles!

5/20/2012 Welcome turtle fans! Female leatherback sea turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) usually nest at night and “Dawn Turtles” are what sea turtle monitors call those females that arrive on the beach when the sun is starting to rise. They make technicians stay

Introduction to The Project Blog

The Project Blog Introduction This location is the source for updates and the latest information of new and on-going projects by Geographic Consulting LLC. Geographic Consulting provides a wide range of Environmental Services and conducts both large and small natural resources

WELCOME To Geographic Consulting’s Sea Turtle Blog, from the Sandy Point Wildlife Refuge

Welcome to Geographic Consulting’s Turtle Blog. We conduct a sea turtle monitoring project at the Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands that consists of nightly patrols to intercept nesting leatherbacks during the early summer months and

Leatherback Sea Turtles! Blog post #1

5/2/2012 Leatherback Sea Turtle nesting season is now in full swing with an average of 5 adult, female Leatherback Sea Turtles nesting per night! The Sea Turtle Nesting Monitoring Team at Geographic Consulting is anticipating a busy season, and the crew