Current Projects

  • Manatees

    S2S manatee conservation specialists are providing the science and education to conserve the manatee and its habitat. Manatees have been a source of deep fascination for humans through the ages.
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  • Sea Turtles

    NESTS is a free, community-based educational outreach program that encourages the public to engage in simple activities that benefit nesting sea turtles, their nests, and their hatchlings.
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  • Right Whales

    S2S scientific data contributed to the decision to lower ship speeds in areas along the South Carolina and Georgia coastline. The result? Zero right whale mortality from ship strike during the five-year trial period.
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From the Field

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Right Whales Travel to the Coast of Georgia And Florida

Every fall Georgia and Florida welcomes critically endangered North Atlantic right whales into our southern coast to give birth. With less than 500 remaining, the species is facing extinction due to vessel strikes and entanglement in fishing gear. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration numbers, 16 right whale …

“NESTS” Turtle Program Aims To Educate Property Owners and Businesses About Lights and Sea Turtles

SARASOTA, Fla. (October 23, 2017) – Look for new flags flying around Longboat Key as the NESTS program – Neighbors Ensuring Sea Turtle Survival – works to enhance the sea turtle protection and education efforts of Longboat Key’s Turtle Watch and Police Department, the Town of Longboat Key, and Mote …

Upcoming Events & Expeditions

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