Grants
 

 

 

Recent Grants  
 

 

PI. Continuing ProTECTOR, Inc. Research on Sea Turtles of Honduras. January, 2019. $2,000. California Turtle and Tortoise Club


PI. Rapid Assessment of Nesting and Threats Assessment for Hawksbills (Eretmochelys imbricata) in the Eastern Gulf of Thailand. May, 2018 – May 2020. $27,931. US Fish and Wildlife Services


PI. Too Rare To Ware Project Campaign. November, 2016 to March, 2017. $1,000. The Ocean Foundation through See Turtles


Coordinator. (Jillian Hudgins and Claire Jean, Co-Coordinators). Support for the 1st Photo ID Workshop (29 February) As Part of the 36th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, Lima, Peru, 29 February – 4 March, 2016. $1,500. The Ocean Foundation


Coordinator. (Jillian Hudgins and Claire Jean, Co-Coordinators). Support for the 1st Photo ID Workshop (29 February) As Part of the 36th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, Lima, Peru, 29 February – 4 March, 2016. $1,000. State of the Worlds Sea Turtles (SWOT)


Coordinator. (Jillian Hudgins and Claire Jean, Co-Coordinators). Support for the 1st Photo ID Workshop (29 February) As Part of the 36th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, Lima, Peru, 29 February – 4 March, 2016. $2,000. World Wildlife Fund for Nature International (WWF International)


PI. (Co-PI: Boskovic, D.) Heavy metals and POPs in Hawksbills and their prey implications for human health. 2014 - 2016. $75,000. GRASP grant (LLU)


Scientific Expert. Conservation of Hawksbill, Green and Loggerhead Sea Turtles through Research, Participatory Monitoring, Beach Patrolling and Environmental Education in Utila, Bay Islands, Honduras to BICA Utila partnering with ProTECTOR. 2012. $10,000. Sea World and Busch Gardens


PI. (Co-PI: Salinas, L.) Community-directed capacity building for hawksbill conservation and population recovery in Caribbean Honduras. 2011. $25,422. US Fish and Wildlife Services


PI. (Co-PI: Duran, N.) for Genetic Structure of the Olive Ridley Sea Turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) in the Gulf of Fonseca, Honduras, as Revealed by Mitochondrial DNA: Historical and Conservation Management Implications. 2010. $3,000. GRI


PI. (Co-PI’s: Obenaus, A. Nick, K. Vlokolinsky, R. Barnes, S. Einspahr, M.) A Proposal to Develop Magnetic Resonance Imaging Methods for the Detection of Magnetite in Developing Sea Turtle Embryos. 2010. $2,080. GRI


PI. (Co-PI: Blackmer, M.) Fluctuations in Blood Parameters in Nesting Olive Ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea) Sea Turtles in Response to a Minimally Painful Stimuli. 2010. $1,885. GRI


Co-PI.. Eastern Pacific Initiative: Phase III. 2011. $116,181. National Fish and Wildlife Foundation


PI.  A Proposal for Seed Funding Toward an Integrated, Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Sustainable Community Development: A Three-Year Pilot Study with Two Communities in Honduras. 2008. $10,000. Center for Global Outreach (LLU)


PI.  A Proposal for a Series of School Visits to Commence the Turtle Nesting Hotline’s “Turtle Art and Jingle Challenge” in the Bay Islands, Honduras: An Education and Awareness Initiative. 2008. $1,150. SWOT (Conservation International)


PI- Hawksbill Nesting Beach Reconnaissance Project on Roatan, Honduras. 2007. $5,700. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services.


PI- A Proposal for Two Workshops to Facilitate Positive Change Among Indigenous Fishers of the Bay Islands, Honduras. 2007. $1,000. SWOT Outreach Grant (Conservation International).


PI- Roatan Rapid Assessment Project for Spiny Lobster, Panulirus argus, Bay Islands, Honduras. 2005. $9,750. United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/ Manejo Integrado de Recursos Ambientales (MIRA).


PI- Roatan Rapid Assessment Project for Queen Conch, Strombus gigas, Bay Islands, Honduras. 2005. $8,300. United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/ Manejo Integrado de Recursos Ambientales (MIRA).


PI- The Yaqara Bay Biodiversity Inventory Project Proposal for Funding Support. 2005. $4,015.00. The Yaqara Group Ltd.


PI- A Proposal for Funding Support of the "These Are My Oceans" (TAMO) Program of the Yaqara Bay Biodiversity Inventory Project. 2005. $5,000. Fiji Water.


Co-PI- A proposal to participate in the NASA/USRA Earth System Science Education for the 21st Century Program by the Loma Linda University (LLU) School of Science and Technology (SST). 2004. $90,000. NASA/USRA.