|6th Grader Barcelona Boyd Makes a Splash in Sacramento!|
Barcelona Boyd (11), a 6th grader at California Montessori Project School last year was given a homework assignment to pick a cause, make a plan of action and execute it. With her activism and determination, Barcelona raised enough money to adopt not just one but SIX sea turtle nests, and encouraged the resulting pass of the Leatherback State Marine Reptile Bill by Governor Brown this October!
|Meagan Bethel's Coins for the Coast|
Meagan Bethel, 13, of Tuscon, AZ read about the plight of oiled sea life in the Gulf after the BP oil spill and took action to raise funds for nonprofits like STRP to rescue wildlife.
|Laura Boudreau's 2nd and 3rd Graders in North Bennington, Vermont|
These motivated 2nd and 3rd graders read about the sad situation in the Gulf of Mexico after the tragic oil spill from the Deepwater Horizon. They wanted to help save sea turtles! The class raised $150 for the Sea Turtle Restoration Project and all wrote letters in support of protected habitats for the endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtles.
|Heather Porrill and Star Bright Farm|
Heather Porrill is the owner of Star Bright Farm in Bay Tree, Alberta, Canada where she and her family operate a candy company. Her Leatherback candies helped raise money for STRP's Adopt A Nest program.