About Us


Love A Sea Turtle is dedicated to marine and ocean conservation awareness by engaging students in leadership development and environmental stewardship, inspiring others to get involved in year-round service projects and conservation activities, and providing nature-based programs for under-served youth.

Our Programs

Youth leaders initiate, create and lead projects and programs they are passionate about to create positive change.

River Guardians water monitoring program

Paint The Drain storm water awareness and storm drain stencil program

The Green Team spotlights environmentally conscious businesses and youth that are helping to protect and preserve our community and planet.

Plastic Free NC creates awareness to help reduce, remove and provide alternatives to single use plastics. 

cycLAST youth cycling program

The Floating Island project utilizes recycled materials to create filtering islands and increase natural habitats.


Community Garden, Food Distribution and Nutrition Education program

Keep Your Bottom Clean marine debris awareness program

Stow It-Don't Throw It monofilament recycling project

Upstream Downstream Connection summer leadership programs


Support Love A Sea Turtle with a donation. Click the PayPal link below or contact loveaseaturtle@suddenlink.net.


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Contact Us

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