Today I was allowed to go on a sea turtle nest patrol with park ranger Drew Turner and we found a new nest of turtle eggs. Sea turtles only come in at night to lay eggs and the park rangers only go out in the morning at sunrise to see if any have come to shore and laid their eggs.
As we drove down the beach we looked for turtle tracks leading up to the sand dunes. We were told by a man named Doc that he had seen turtle tracks further down the beach and we headed towards the tracks. Continue reading My First Turtle Nest Patrol→
This past April, Cindy and I asked to volunteer at Anastasia State Park in St Augustine Florida. We looked up the website for the state parks in Florida, found the state parks that interested us (Anastasia was our first choice), clicked on their “get involved” link, and found that they needed volunteer camp hosts. We filled out an application on the Florida State website and called the volunteer coordinator for Anastasia, Renee Market, who took our information and told us she would get back to us.
It took about 2 weeks and Renee called us and told us she had a spot for us and we could stay 4 months. We have been here for 3 months and have to leave at the end of July but have already signed up for another 4 months here starting in May 2017. Continue reading Volunteering at State and National Parks→