Watergum and Sea World have joined forces to create TurtleWatch Gold Coast, a
citizen science program that uses information from the community to monitor sea turtle activity on the
This course will serve as an induction to the program. Once you have completed it, you can start collecting data straight away! Please ensure that you also complete the mandatory liability form so that you are fully aware of the safety requirements for this activity.
1. What is TurtleWatch?
A brief intro into the programs background, our aims and our partnership with Sea World.
2. Turtle Basics
This section will give you some background information on our iconic turtles so that you have a better understanding of why we want to moniter them.
3. Safe Surveys, Minimal Impact
We want you to stay safe while compleating surveys, it is also vital that you do not accidently harm sea turtles so please read this section very carefully.
4. TurtleWatch GC Induction
This section will provide online training in our programs survey methods