Turtles 2018 & 2019
This year our turtle team registered and obtained its license from the Ghana Wildlife Department. This means now that we are officially recognized, and can hope for support from the Wildlife Department for our efforts. I had a meeting when I was in Ghana with the Wildlife Department who promised to support our team.
When I was staying at Meet Me There in December Debbie and I witnessed a beautiful mother leatherback laying her eggs on the beach opposite Meet Me There. I have added a couple of photos of this turtle.
Total turtles found this season:
834 eggs protected
75 hatchlings helped to the sea, the rest made their way on their own.
548 eggs protected
237 hatchlings helped to the sea, the rest made their way on their own.
357 eggs protected
14 Olive Ridley
191 eggs protected
415 eggs protected
85 olive ridley hatchlings taken to the sea
283 eggs protected
136 eggs protected
52 hatched OR sent to the sea
1 Olive Ridley
3 leatherbacks alive
75 baby leatherbacks put in the sea
100 baby olive ridley put in the sea