23 05, 2011

Birthdays and Turtles

By |May 23rd, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

The second nest of the year has hatched with many guests able to enjoy the view this time as the babies kindly decided to arrive at 7.30pm rather than 2.30am in the morning. The turtles had timed their arrival well as it was the birthday of Michael from Germany and also Adam from England who [...]

21 05, 2011

More Turtle eggs

By |May 21st, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Yesterday evening, the turtle patrol came across another turtle laying eggs, this time a green turtle who laid 85 eggs.  Our guests were lucky and were able to see the mother turtle return to the sea after laying her eggs.  We look some measurements as we keep records for WWF and Sabah Wildlife Department.  The [...]

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 [...]

24 03, 2011

Turtle nesting season has started !

By |March 24th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Our patrol found a green turtle nest , 93 eggs were carefully transferred to our hatchery beside Dive Centre. パトローラーがアオウミガメの巣から93個の卵を保護、93個の卵をダイブセンター脇のハッチャリー(卵の保護センター)へ無事に移送しました。 It is our first turtle nest in 2011 !    2011年、最初の海亀の巣、ハッチャリーへ移送完了!

6 03, 2011

Turtle T-shirts

By |March 6th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Our turtle patrol looked very smart tonight when they modelled our latest turtle patrol tee shirts.  We have had them made specially, and they are for sale in our souvenir shop, with all profits from the sales going back into our Conservation Fund.    The boys made the patrol last night with our lovely [...]

22 01, 2011

Hatchery maintenance

By |January 22nd, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

This week, at the hatchery, our Turtle Patrol are busy replacing the old sand in the hatchery with fresh clean sand.  The reason for this is that over time, the original sand becomes dirty and we start getting tree root and ant problems.  Its a big job to take out all the sand, but the [...]

26 12, 2010

Happy Christmas

By |December 26th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Last night at Pom Pom Island Resort we had a wonderful Christmas evening, food wise there was sashimi tuna with wasabi sauce, salmon steaks, turkey and roast potatoes.   Afterwards the staff demonstrated their local dancing skills for our guests. 昨晩ポンポンリゾートでは最高のクリスマスを過ごしたわ!お刺身にサーモンステーキ、七面鳥にローストポテト。。そのあとはスタッフがローカルダンスをゲストに披露! Mitri, our pastry chief  made an amazing gingerbread house to be enjoyed.  later we [...]

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