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Sea Turtle Conservation with PhD student Anna Ortega

April 11th, 2022 by Seatrek Staff |

When I was nine, I decided that one day I would spend every day working to save sea turtles. Now, working towards my PhD on sea turtle conservation, I do just that – except that I would never have imagined how different every day looks. There are many aspects of sea turtle conservation, and I’ve […]

Who Wants Stickers?!

February 10th, 2022 by Seatrek Staff |

From the high seas to high school, SeaTrek students like to show off their creative side. So each year, we seem to commemorate another big SeaTrek moment with custom stickers​ from Sticker Mule​. From the daunting and scorching hike up MaJohnny hill to catching your first turtle to aid in the British Virgin Islands conservation efforts, Sticker […]

FATHOMS Science Camp Marine Biologist Log Day 7

June 26th, 2021 by Seatrek Staff |

By Audrey G., SeaTrek BVI FATHOMS student Our first activity of the day was a hike at The Baths, a famous BVI location. We had to pull up our anchor by hand, and even though our FATHOMS lead Anna did most of it, we all still enjoyed the thrill. We finally made it to The […]

FATHOMS Science Camp Marine Biologist Log Day 6

June 26th, 2021 by Seatrek Staff |

By Julian P.., SeaTrek BVI FATHOMS student Today was a day our boat was not looking forward to. Sadly, our intern Louis had to cycle to another boat and leave our “Aboat Time” family. After we all recovered, we had a nice breakfast of french toast and syrup. As the meal was digesting, we headed […]

FATHOMS Science Camp Marine Biologist Log Day 5

June 26th, 2021 by Seatrek Staff |

By Jack K., SeaTrek BVI FATHOMS student Today we woke up and had a great breakfast of oatmeal, muffins, and cereal. Then we suited up for the beach and took the “dinghy” (which we are all now certified to use after our exercise in retrieving a plastic carton named Jimmy) past the coral and parked […]

FATHOMS Science Camp Marine Biologist Log Day 4

June 26th, 2021 by Seatrek Staff |

By Claire M., Nandita G., Cat B., Keith C., Nico R. With the  awakening of pouring rain outside, everyone ran to take cover. Once the rain stopped we had pink skies with birds chirping. Breakfast was eggs, or “wet eggs” as Darius called it (while cooking everyone discussed how runny they like their eggs, and […]

FATHOMS Science Camp Marine Biologist Log Day 3

June 26th, 2021 by Seatrek Staff |

By Ellie T., SeaTrek FATHOMS student The morning started with pancakes and butter. We ate our fill and dove into Brewer’s Bay for a snorkel around the reef. We found a hungry stingray, flapping its wings against the sand. Anna told us that’s how they eat—they suck the fish in and smash their bodies against the […]

FATHOMS Science Camp Marine Biologist Log Day 2

June 26th, 2021 by Seatrek Staff |

By Avery K., SeaTrek FATHOMS student We got acquainted with our boat, which is named Aboat Time and is from Norway. We learned all the secret tips and tricks for living on a boat – where to fill water bottles, how to hang wet clothes on the line, and where we can jump off the boat. […]

FATHOMS Science Camp Marine Biologist Log Day 1

June 24th, 2021 by Seatrek Staff |

By Nico R., SeaTrek FATHOMS student The date is June 16, 2021. We awoke from a deep slumber and headed out to get breakfast. The waffles tasted amazing and delicious. We met an awesome taxi driver and the best comedian in the US Virgin Islands, Jermaine. He is a classical man of “Cool Beans” culture. […]

FATHOMS Science Camp Marine Biologist Log Day 0

June 22nd, 2021 by Seatrek Staff |

Today concluded the first day of FATHOMS 2021, the 10 year anniversary of FATHOMS! Everyone met FATHOMS Lead Anna in St. Thomas, USVI. We spent the early afternoon meeting each other, learning how much we had in common, and getting settled into our hotel for the night. That’s when the fun truly began. We had […]

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