Sea Turtle Conservation Bonaire - Progress Report 2007

We focused our 2007 work on six objectives designed to help us achieve our mission:

  • Science - Improved understanding of sea turtle biology through research in order to guide conservation efforts in benefit of these endangered species.
  • Conservation - Effective management and conservation of Bonaire’s sea turtles and their habitats, resulting in improvements in environmental policy; law and enforcement that ensure conservation and recovery; clean nesting sites; and abundant, high quality foraging habitats.
  • Education and Public Awareness - Increased public awareness of, and concern for, sea turtle conservation, resulting in increased volunteerism and participation in conservation policy, action and advocacy.
  • Training and Collaboration - Provision of training and collaboration opportunities for conservation volunteers and workers that results in increased capacity, locally and throughout the region, for sea turtle conservation efforts.
  • Fund Development - Increased financial investment, both public and private, in support of the protection and recovery of Bonaire’s sea turtle populations.
  • Organizational Development - Development, maintenance, and use of systems and resources that facilitate effective operation of the organization 

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