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Title: Guam DAWR Marine Turtle Project
Short Name: Guam DAWR Marine Turtle Project
Status: In Work

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.

Supplemental Information:

Lead funding agency: Pacific Islands Regional Office (PIRO), Protected Resources Division (PRD)


Theme Keywords

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None Hagan watch, hawksbill turtle, green turtle

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None Implementation schedule: FY09 present

Project Information

Project Type: Project

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Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 11118
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport: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
Owner Org: PIRO
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Do Not Publish?: N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