Fantastic news as a start to 2017! Our paper has been published in the scientific journal “Chelonian Conservation and Biology” about the first 8 years of turtle research at the Gnaraloo Bay Rookery, Western Australia. This is a significant achievement for the program. Thanks to all members of the Gnaraloo Turtle Conservation Program. We also thank the Richardson family in Australia, Northern Island and the United Kingdom, the Australian Government’s National Landcare Programme, esri Australia, Brains, mentors, contractors and all of you for your support!