2013 Conferences

33rd International Sea Turtle Symposium
2-8, February 2012. Baltimore, MD

 

 

 

 

Conference Abstracts

Duran, N. and Dunbar, S.G. 33rd Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. 2-8 February, 2013. Baltimore, MD

Duran, N., and Dunbar, S.G. 33rd Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. 2-8 February, 2013. Baltimore, MD

Dunbar, S.G., Dunbar, S.S., Chapman, C., Vodhanel, S., Canwell, C., Plaker, S., Church, C.A., Leggit, V.L., Zumwalt, J., Rosspencer, E., Bayardo, L., Friedman, M., Huey, L., Parker, R.L., Delgado, G., Cruzado, R., Salinas, L., and Zelaya, N. The ProTECTOR - GHIU - SIMS Partnership: A Multidisciplinary Approach; Saving Turtles, Helping People. 33rd Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. 2-8 February, 2013. Baltimore, MD. Poster PDF here

Tan, A.L., Dunbar, S.G., Baumbach, D., Cunningham, A., Damazo, L.E., Reeve, R.E., Lindsay, K., and Salinas, L. 700 Hours on Nesting Beaches: ProTECTOR Volunteering Efforts in Honduras. 33rd Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. 2-8 February, 2013. Baltimore, MD

Baumbach, D.S., Reeve, R.E., Damazo, L.E., Dunbar, S.G., Tan, A.L., Cunningham, A., Randazzo, A., and Salinas, L. Profiles of Protected Area Nesting Beaches at Pumpkin Hill and Cuero Y Salado Wildlife Refuge, Honduras. 33rd Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. 2-8 February, 2013. Baltimore, MD

Damazo, L.E., and Dunbar, S.G. Tracking Nesting Hawksbills "Chel" and "Ginger" from the Bay Islands, Honduras. 33rd Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. 2-8 February, 2013. Baltimore, MD. Link to poster PDF

 

 
   
Steve Dunbar by poster   Lindsey Damazo
Stephen Dunbar with one of the ProTECTOR posters on display at the general poster session.   Here, Lindsay Eggers Damazo shows off the satellite tagging project she completed in Utila during the summer of 2012.
     
Amy tan reading a poster   Robyn Reeve by poster
One of the ProTECTOR projects in 2012 was to characterize nesting habitat at Cuero Y Salado Wildlife Refuge, along the north coast of Honduras. Amy Tan presented these data on one of the other ProTECTOR posters.   Robyn Reeve presented the beach characteristics of a Hawksbill nesting beach on Utila. this project was a sister project with the Cuero Y Salado nesting habitat characterization project.
     
WIDECAST Meeting   Poster Vendor Show
The WIDECAST annual meeting with presentations on sea turtle research throughout the wider Caribbean.   The general poster session attracted many visitors to the conference to see the latest advances in sea turtle research from around the world.
     
Steve Dunbar and Joanna Alfaro-Shigueto   The White House
Steve with Joanna Alfaro-Shigueto (center) and some of her colleagues.   The White House
     
Capitol building   Toxochelys skeletal anatomy
Capitol Building in Washington, DC during the day.   The sea turtle Toxochelys sp. skeletal anatomy from the late cretaceous period.