Jekyll Island State Park Authority dba Georgia Sea Turtle Center
Commission AmeriCorps State FY 2011
Launched in 2009, the AmeriCorps GSTC program supports the Georgia Sea Turtle Center's mission of sea turtle research, rehabilitation, and education. Diverse Member activities include educating guests on sea turtle conservation and rehabilitation, community and school programs, sea turtle rehabilitation, nest management and tagging, and volunteer coordination. The GSTC receives approximately 100,000 guests annually and has rehabilitated over 1600 turtles since opening its doors in 2007.