2018 Turtle Season Update

2018 Turtle Season Update

Update by Biol. C. Ricardo Peralta M.….

Editors Note:   Biol.C. Ricardo Peralta is back!!  After a few years of hiatus – Ricardo has promised to keep Cozumel 4 You readers abreast of all the happenings of the 2018 Turtle Season!

Photo Courtesy of Centro de Conservacion y Educacion Ambiental


Did you know?

Campamento Tortuguero Punta Sur began operations on 2000 and has a group of active children working in it?

The group “Jovenes por la Conservacion (JXC)” began activities together with the biologists around 2004. The ages of the kids range from 5 to 14 yo. They received information and training to locate, tag and take data of the turtle nests that are found in the 8 km of sandy beach of the park. The group remains active to this day with kids gathering every saturday from 10

Photo Courtesy of Centro de Conservacion y Educacion Ambiental

to 12 pm and are assigned one day per week to join the research and protection of the sea turtles.

Cozumel’s “Centro de Conservacion y Educacion Ambiental”, which is headed by Biol. Rafael  Chacon, and overseen by the FPMC (Foundation of Parks & Museums in Cozumel) has an  amazing eco-park on Av. 65   Biol. Cristina Mota is in charge of the Turtle Camp. If you wish to get info about the turtle activities, donate or purchase an official T-Shirt, Rafael, Cristina, Ricardo and the rest of the staff will

be there to serve you!!!To find out more about the program, or to get involved,  please contact Ricardo, at  charlesrichard527@hotmail.com  visit their Facebook page Centro de Conservacion y Educacion Ambiental

Actualización sobre la temporada de tortugas 2018

Actualización por parte del biólogo C. Ricardo Peralta M…

Nota de la Editora: ¡El biólogo C. Ricardo Peralta está de regreso! Después de varios años de receso, Ricardo ha prometido mantener a los lectores de Cozumel 4 You al día de lo que ocurre en la temporada de tortugas 2018.


¿Sabían que?

Photo Courtesy of Centro de Conservacion y Educacion Ambiental

¿En el año 2000 comenzó a operar el Campamento Tortuguero de Punta Sur y que cuenta con un activo grupo de niños trabajando?


En el año 2004, el grupo Jóvenes por la Conservación (JXC) comenzó sus actividades junto con los biólogos. Las edades de los chicos van de los 5 a los 14 años de edad. Han recibido información y capacitación para localizar, marcar y tomar la información de los nidos de tortugas que llegan a encontrarse en los 8 kilómetros de playas del parque. El grupo continúa activo con chicos que se reúnen todos los días sábado de 10 a 12 pm,  y a quienes les es asignado un día a la semana para que formen parte de la investigación y protección de las tortugas marinas.


El Centro de conservación y Educación Ambiental de Cozumel, encabezado por el biólogo Rafael

Photo Courtesy of Centro de Conservacion y Educacion Ambiental

Chacen y supervisado pro la Fundación de Parques y Museos de Cozumel, cuenta con un magnífico eco-parque en la Avenida 65. La bióloga Cristina Mota está a cargo del Campamento Tortuguero. Si desean información sobre las actividades con las tortugas, donar o comprar una camiseta oficial, Rafael, Cristina, Ricardo y el resto del equipo están ahí para servirle. Para averiguar más acerca del programa o de cómo participar, por favor pónganse en contacto con Ricardo a través de charlesrichard527@hotmail.com; visiten la página del Centro de Conservacion y Educacion Ambiental en facebook.







Laura Wilkinson

Author at Cozumel 4 You
Laura Wilkinson is the Editor for Cozumel 4 You. An ex-Connecticut Yankee who has called Cozumel home for over 15 years, Laura ran away to the Caribbean years ago, bumped around the islands teaching SCUBA diving, lost some time in Jamaica, and finally stopped in Cozumel for a 2 week vacation that hasn’t ended yet. With a degree in Journalism from a fancy private college she convinced her parents to pay for, Laura writes, edits, and creates the weekly Cozumel 4 You news, promotional articles about the island, and her very own blog, which she finds hilarious. Her long suffering husband, the Fabster, has long since resigned himself to having zero private life, as he’s been involved in her various schemes and plots since his arrival. Proud parents to a variety of rescue dogs and cats, Laura continues to be the bane of her traditional Mexican mother-in-law’s existence, as she muses her way through life in the Mexican Caribbean.

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