|Title:||Guam DAWR Marine Turtle Project|
|Short Name:||Guam DAWR Marine Turtle Project|
Guam's Dept of Aquatic and Wildlife Resources (DAWR) sea turtle nesting beach monitoring, stranding program and education & outreach program.
Guam's sea turtle program aims to: 1) establish long-term monitoring at index sites to advance demographic information for population assessments; 2) promote conservation and management efforts through public education and outreach; 3) promote and support a volunteer "Haggan watch" network to gather opportunistic sea turtle nesting data; 4) maintain a sea turtle stranding network; and 5) provide educational outreach to the public. Facilitate and encourage Guam territory government and local partners to draft a locally-relevant marine turtle conservation and management plan and apply for ESA Section 6 funding to receive full programmatic support for their protected species program.
Dept of Aquatic and Wildlife Resources (DAWR). Partners: Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center (PIFSC), Marine Turtle Ecology and Assessment Program; various NGOs.
Lead funding agency: Pacific Islands Regional Office (PIRO), Protected Resources Division (PRD)
|None||Hagan watch, hawksbill turtle, green turtle|
|None||Implementation schedule: FY09 present|
|Catalog Item ID:||11118|
|Metadata Record Created By:||Darralynn Freeman|
|Metadata Record Created:||2011-07-06 19:22+0000|
|Metadata Record Last Modified By:||SysAdmin InPortAdmin|
|Metadata Record Last Modified:||2022-08-09 17:11+0000|
|Metadata Record Published:||2015-12-01|
|Metadata Publication Status:||Published Externally|
|Do Not Publish?:||N|
|Metadata Last Review Date:||2015-12-01|
|Metadata Review Frequency:||1 Year|
|Metadata Next Review Date:||2016-12-01|