Kelly Martin

Kelly Martin

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Published on Mar 23, 2015

One year later - so much gratitude!

As a new season of leatherback research kicks off, we wanted to take time to say thank you once again for your generous donations to Project Leatherback via Experiment.com last year.Thanks to your ...

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Published on Mar 28, 2014

Beach Update

Leatherback season is really getting underway right now. We have encountered a total of six leatherbacks so far. We typically have around 100 -300 encounters a year depending on the...

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Published on Mar 16, 2014

First leatherback!

What an amazing night! In the exact hour that the experiment.com fundraising effort came to a close, we were lucky enough to see a leatherback turtle crawl out of the water right in front of us! Ch...

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Published on Mar 06, 2014

Thank you!

We reached our goal! We are unbelievably appreciative and overwhelmed that we've already reached our initial goal of $6,750 with 8 days left! Thank you so much to each and every one...

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Published on Feb 21, 2014

This is why we do this

We have learned incredible amounts about leatherback turtles in the last 13 years. This previously poorly understood population has increased dramatically in the last decade and we hope to use our ...

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Published on Feb 19, 2014

Big girls

Everyone seems to like our cover image - we thought we would give you all a better idea of what is going on in the picture and what happens when we come across a leatherback. We survey 18 km of bea...

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You put us over the top! Many, many thanks!
Mar 07, 2014
Researching 2,000 pound turtles along the Florida coast
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Barbara, words can't thank you enough! You've always been such a huge supporter. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts!
Mar 07, 2014
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Thank you so much for the support! And we would love to share more about our research!
Mar 07, 2014
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Thank you so much! We appreciate the support of all of our turtle friends :)
Mar 07, 2014
Researching 2,000 pound turtles along the Florida coast
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It happened! Thanks to each and every one of you! Thank you, Nikki!
Mar 07, 2014
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Good question. Our long-term mark-recapture project is focused on leatherbacks. However, we do have several other projects with multiple collaborators that study loggerhead and green sea turtles.
Mar 05, 2014
Researching 2,000 pound turtles along the Florida coast
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Thank you so much! We appreciate all of your support!
Mar 05, 2014
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Thank you! You can't help but love them!
Mar 05, 2014
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Thanks so much, Brandon! We appreciate it.
Mar 05, 2014
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Thank you! Thank you! We are so excited too!
Mar 05, 2014
Researching 2,000 pound turtles along the Florida coast
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Thank you so very much!
Mar 05, 2014
Researching 2,000 pound turtles along the Florida coast
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Thank you so much! And thanks to Nikki for keeping the word out there!
Mar 05, 2014
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