Field Study and Service-Learning MediaBlog

13 January, 2007

Playa Langosta: Las Baulas National Park

Sea Turtle Egg Development Research
Ashley & Renee assisting Alejandro in data collection on sea turtle egg
development at Las Baulas National Park.

Darlene with Baby Leatherback Sea Turtle 
Sea turtle volunteers often get the opportunity to see baby sea turtles close-up when they are collected during the day and re-released at night to give them a better chance of survival. 

Introductory Sea Turtle Research Meeting 
 The 2007 group receiving instructions on research methods employed in conservation of sea turtles from Eddy, Coordinator of Las Baulas National Park, Playa Langosta Sector.

Baby Green Turtle 
One of a clutch of baby green turtles that was collected during the day and released
under the cover of night to improve their chances of survival.

Learning About Leatherback Sea Turtles
A presentation on the biology of Leatherback Sea Turtles prior to beginning
volunteering with research & data collection.

Rustic Playa Langosta Accomodations (at that time)
The rustic accomodations at Las Baulas National Park (Playa Langosta Sector). |
This camping shelter was available as an alternative to sleeping on the beach.