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Busy, Busy Turtle Days At Gnaraloo… With A Sprinkle Of Christmas
Busy, busy Turtle Days at Gnaraloo… With a sprinkle of Christmas

The work load for the GTCP 2016/17 team does not seem to go down though the Christmas holidays are around…

Wildlife Wednesday: Sand Dollars (Arachnoides Tenuis)
Wildlife Wednesday: Sand Dollars (Arachnoides tenuis)

Have you ever picked up a white flat shell with a beautiful five petal flower pattern engraved into it on…

Wildlife Wednesday: Oyster Catcher (Haematopus Longirostris)
Wildlife Wednesday: Oyster Catcher (Haematopus longirostris)

Sorry folks for the delay in posting our weekly Wildlife Wednesday post! But here we have been so busy working…

Fun Fact Friday: Do Flightless Emu Have Dense Bones?
Fun Fact Friday: Do Flightless Emu have Dense Bones?

It is known that birds have hollow bones to aid them in flight. The fact is that, not all bird…

Wildlife Wednesday: Perentie (Varanus Giganteus)
Wildlife Wednesday: Perentie (Varanus giganteus)

This is a very seldom sighting for anyone, due to its shy nature and the remoteness of its habitat (such…

GTCP 2016/17 First Night Survey
GTCP 2016/17 First Night Survey

As part of our research, we run night surveys along the Gnaraloo beaches, to estimate nest detection bias for the…

Andrew Greenley, A Scientific Intern From Season 2012/13
Andrew Greenley, A Scientific Intern from Season 2012/13

The Gnaraloo Turtle Conservation Program (GTCP) has been running since 2008 and still running, developing and improving every year. Each…

A Visit From DPaW And A Second Nest
A visit from DPaW and a second nest

Yesterday, we had the privilege to have had Keely Markovina (Nature Conservation Ranger) and Peter Barnes (Ningaloo Marine Park Manager)…

Wildlife Wednesday: Nankeen Kestrel (Falco Cenchroides)
Wildlife Wednesday: Nankeen kestrel (Falco cenchroides)

At Gnaraloo Station we get a lot of species of animals we can observe apart from our turtles. Here we…

First GTCP 2016/17 Day Survey With Guests!
First GTCP 2016/17 Day Survey with Guests!

This morning we, the GTCP 2016/17 team, had our first guests to join us on our Day Survey. Our five…

Pre-surveys Ready For Gnaraloo Turtle Season 2016/17
Pre-surveys Ready for Gnaraloo Turtle Season 2016/17

Believe it or not tomorrow is the start of our real scientific surveys along the beaches of Gnaraloo Bay. And…

Seasons Are Changing, Weather Station Is Up Ready For Season 2016/17
Seasons are changing, weather station is up ready for season 2016/17

We don’t trust the weatherman, therefore we have our own weatherman, Liam Turner (a.k.a. Scientific intern), and he has just…

Turtle Track Training
Turtle track training

Following a very insightful presentation on turtle ID and track ID from Skip our GTCP Trainer for season 2016/17, we…

Training Continues
Training continues

We have been flat out learning new skills and setting up for the season. Mike Butcher (APMS) continues to show…

Introducing The Scientific Interns
Introducing the Scientific Interns

My name is Ludmila Segato and I'll be joining the field team GTCP 2016/17 as one of the Scientific Interns.…

Training Begins
Training Begins

It has been action packed from the start here at Gnaraloo and while we haven’t had much time to take…

The Road Trip
The Road Trip

Here starts a new chapter for us all, the new GTCP team for the 2016/17 season! We left Perth as…

Bringing Sea Turtle Conservation To The Global Classroom
Bringing sea turtle conservation to the global classroom

Successful conservation is dependent on the translation of science into creative and effective forms of management – a model made…

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