3 04, 2014

Hatchlings!

By |April 3rd, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Lats night we found 77 green turtle hatchlings walking around the beach bar area. They were coming out of a nest in front of beach villa 1! All the hatchlings were collected and released by beach villa 22 where the light from the hotel is less. We are monitoring the nest waiting for more hatchlings [...]

25 09, 2011

Thank you Ronald

By |September 25th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Ronald, a keen diver and underwater photographer, joined our Turtle Patrol last week and also was lucky enough to see the baby turtles being released. He has visited Pom Pom several times in the past and he has very kindly sponsored our latest Turtle Nest which will help us organise more patrols to protect our [...]

15 08, 2011

August turtle season

By |August 15th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

This month has been really busy at the hatchery, we are patrolling every evening with our lovely guests, some have been very lucky and had turtles nesting outside their beach villas! Also this week, lots of baby turtles have been born, 3 nests in the last 3 days, yesterday was a Hawksbill turtle nest which [...]

16 07, 2011

Turtle Nest outside Beach Villa

By |July 16th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Last night our guests staying at Beach Villa 2 had a surprise when they saw a large Green Turtle outside their room making her nest.  We were lucky enough to be able to quietly watch her as she dug the hole then laid her eggs, as it was full moon there was no problem to [...]

16 05, 2011

First Baby Turtles born for 2011 at Pom Pom

By |May 16th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Last night after a very heavy rainfall at 2am, Rayner checked on our turtle nests and found our first turtle nest for this season had hatched.  We had seen the sand drop the day before, so we all had been monitoring the nest, waiting for signs of  life.   At 2.30am the babies were digging their [...]

26 03, 2011

Turtle nest sponsors

By |March 26th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

A big thank you to Ms.Gail & Mr.Paul & Mr.Keith who have very kindly sponsored our turtle nest which have been transferred to hatchery on 23.March. This latest nest is green turtle eggs, they will hatch in about 60 days.  We want to thank you all very much for your kind support and look forward [...]