Welcome to the Upper Texas Coast Sea Turtle Nest Patrol Volunteer page!
**T-shirt update: shirts are not in yet, they printed the wrong quantities of shirts. I will send everyone an email when we have them in and are ready for pick ups. I apologize for the inconvenience!**
Please click the link above to view the Patrol Shift Calendar!
When you check in and out, please text the patrol phone: (409) 392-4260
Click for details on the end of season potluck and see what people are bringing!
Please submit a patrol log after each patrol. One log can be submitted for partners.
Sea Turtle Tracks
Please review this ppt to refresh yourself on identifying sea turtle tracks.
Reporting Guide from PINS
This is a helpful reminder on how to report a sea turtle sighting.
Please click the links below to download and view the walking routes and the driving routes:
You might have to download the files if they are too large to view in Google Docs.
Summary of Distance
Volunteer Protocol Guide
UTV Operating Guide
YouTube Channel for UTVs
Please review this if you want a walkthrough on how to use the UTVs.
Please print this out and leave in your windshield if you will be parking at one of the hotels for a walking route.
This includes all of the numbers you might need to call for strandings, rescues or other issues.
Thank you all for your support!!
Tshirt orders have closed.
Shirts will be shipped to the Turtle Island Restoration Network office, and pick up times TBA.
Turtle Island Restoration Network Liability Waiver
Texas A&M University Liability Waiver
Sea Turtle Nest Patrol Partners
We are looking forward to an amazing season!
For additional information please contact:
Joanie Steinhaus Gulf of Mexico Program Director
Theresa Morris Gulf Program Coordinator