25/11/2022

A successful year for Loggerhead nesting in Koroni- thanks to all our friends

Every summer since 1995 ARCHELON carries out the loggerhead sea turtle conservation project at the sea turtle nesting beach Zaga-Memi in Koroni, (south Peloponnese). The volunteers and researchers of ARCHELON walk 2.7 kilometers every day during the nesting season to protect and monitor each nest. In 2022, the team recorded and protected approximately 106 nests, and thousands of baby turtles found their way to the sea.

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About 4,000 people participated in the public awareness activities organized by ARCHELON with presentations in hotels, on the sea turtle nesting beaches and at the Information Station in the town. The ARCHELON project in Koroni has many friends.

We are grateful to the Municipality of Pylos-Nestoros for their support and for providing storage space to the ARCHELON team in Koroni, and to the camping “Koroni” for hosting all the volunteers in this year's project.

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If you are interested in protecting the sea turtles in the conservation project of Koroni, you can find out more and apply here!

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