Category Archives: Conservation

Youth Edu-Conservation @ KIDO Environmental Learning Centre

2016–2017 environmental challenges of KIDO youth programs in the context of Climate Change are: -Turtle Nesting Habitat Conservation – Red Mangrove Restoration – Migrant and Resident Bird Conservation (Bird Watching & Building Bird Houses) – Bio-Diversity Preservation We thank The … Continue reading

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BIRDWATCHING, Mangroves enhancement & waste collection study

In November 2015, KIDO Foundation, in collaboration with Grenada Fund for Conservation (GFC) and Education Conservation Outreach (ECO) held a three-day workshop for 14 teachers and educators from Carriacou, with the aim to train the teachers to teach kids how … Continue reading

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BirdSleuth-Sea Turtle Conservation: Training Trainers Workshop

On 19, 20 & 21 November 2015 KIDO Foundation, in collaboration with Grenada Fund for Conservation (GFC) and Education Conservation Outreach (ECO) held a three-day workshop for 14 teachers and educators from Carriacou. 11 participants received the Certificate of Achievement; … Continue reading

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150 Hawksbill Hatchlings safely reach the Ocean

On September 25, at dawn, KIDO Guide Solomon on turtle patrol in Anse La Roche beach, part of High North Nature Park, discovered 5 hawksbill hatchlings, barely emerged from a nest he had located and duly recorded 58 days earlier. … Continue reading

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Nesting Sea Turtles & Recycled Plastic Bottles Boat

Get Involved! Dear Friends of KIDO! News from KIDO Planet: Nesting sea turtles & recycled plastic bottles boat Our 2015 nesting sea turtles season is almost over, leatherback, hawksbill and green turtles have nested on our monitored beaches. The highlight of … Continue reading

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Sea Turtle Nesting Season 2014 – 2015

                          Thanks to The Rufford Small Grant Foundation for its support of sea turtle conservation in the Caribbean region        

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May 23, 2015 – Rescue, Tag & Release of Poached Leatherback Turtle

  Illegally caught & dragged ashore, a female leatherback turtle, fully protected as endangered species all year around by law, was successfully rescued by Kids with Cameras Carriacou with KIDO rescue team in Windward.             … Continue reading

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May 12, 2015 – Unusual Day Nesting of Leatherback in Hillsborough, Carriacou

In May this year a leatherback female turtle crawled up Hillsborough town beach in full day and laid her precious eggs under the eyes of a crowd of about fifty people; most were in awe, many recording the event with … Continue reading

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Sea Turtle Nesting & Rescue/Release

Having a close encounter with sea turtles is an amazing experience, like meeting a prehistoric animal. In fact these creatures lived at the same time as dinosaurs, 100 million years ago. They survived the glacial era, yet today’s relentless destruction … Continue reading

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Wildlife Rescue Stories

Donella, the Leatherback turtle March 2006, Carriacou, Grenadines archipelago, in the southern West Indies:  KIDO team was showing a slide presentation to a primary school classroom, to highlight the desperate plight of sea turtles, relentlessly hunted and killed in cruel … Continue reading

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