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Edisto Beach Loggerhead Turtle Project

Saving sea turtles, one nest at a time


Welcome to the Edisto Beach Loggerhead Turtle Project

EBLTP consists of a group of dedicated volunteers who spend their mornings during turtle season walking the town's beaches to locate, mark and protect our sea turtle nests and hatchlings.

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How you can help Edisto Beach sea turtles

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Adopt-a-Nest 2022

Be a Turtle Saver!


Adopt a sea turtle nest on Edisto Beach this season! You can be the proud adoptive parent or make a unique gift to friends or family.  

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You can make a difference on Edisto Beach and all over the world by donating to support the preservation of loggerhead sea turtles.


All of our Turtle Patrol shifts for new volunteers are filled for the 2022 season but we are still looking for previously certified, experienced turtle patrol volunteers.

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