WELCOME TO THE ZAMBALES TURTLE CONSERVATION PROGRAM

The official website of the
Zambales Turtle Conservation Program

Welcome, to the Zambales Turtle Conservation website, the goal of this website is to unify all the aformentioned participants into one clear and cohesive effort in order to maximize the impact of turtle conservation activities in Zambales. Within this portal you will find a one stop shop concerning virtually everything about Marine Turtles.

From understanding sea turtles to turtle migration, threats to sea turtles, global conservation efforts, turtle conservation in the Philippines, Marine Turtle Biology and Conservation, Turtle Conservation Guidelines and Philippine Environmental Laws, you will find and a A-Z compendium on Philippine Turtle Conservation.

New technical features include flash video, dedicated data vaults, e-mail accounts as well as downloadable pdf survey data forms covering topics such as: field validation, public hatchling release, egg transplant evaluation, hatchery data, stranding reports, turtle tagging, turtle identification, turtle necropsy reports, summary reports using live turtles for education presentation , public turtle watch schedule, public turtle watch summaries, beach surveys including water temperature, ambient temperature, tidal data and much more. Also included downloadable sea turtle nest signs containing do not disturb and other relevant warning data.

We support the IOSEA Marine Turtle Memorandum of Understanding, it an intergovernmental agreement concluded under the auspices of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) and administered by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) which puts in place a framework for states of the region to work together to conserve marine turtles and their habitats.  The agreement has nearly 25 Signatory States stretching from Jordan to Australia, and South Africa to the Philippines. For more information, visit: www.ioseaturtles.org.

We ask you for your participation and evaluation of this site as it continues to develop and grow and will appreciate any helpful suggestions you might have and you can relay them to us at the contact us page.

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