Ocean SpiritsLevera, St. Patrick
To protect Grenada Natural environment through research, education and community Focus on developing local capacity to meet conservation goals and sustainable alternatives.
Ocean Spirits is a registered, non-profit marine conservation organisation based in Grenada, focused primarily on the conservation of marine turtles
Call (473) 534-4324
We know not everyone can join Ocean Spirits in the field, but so much of our support comes from those nice people who help us through what they can do where they are.
Why Donate to Ocean Spirits?
Ocean Spirits Inc. is a nonprofit Organisation that relies entirely on volunteers, grants and donations to successfully carry out its work. We have a successful track record of over 16 years working for turtle conservation. Using our funding for research (currently the longest running sea turtle survey in Grenada), community outreach (training local staff in research and conservation), educational programmes, summer camps, field trips and school presentations.
Ways you can donate
Donating funds can help us, as we will have the flexibility to use it where it is most needed. Your funds may go towards hiring local staff to help carry out our night surveys, fuel for the project car to keep it on the road, buying supplies for the project or help towards operating the education programme. If you'd like to donate please visit the WIDECAST donation gateway and follow the instructions - its easy!
Buy Ocean Spirits Gear!
Support our work, promote our work and be a proud owner of our unique sea turtle themed gear!
Adopt your very own nesting leatherback from Grenada! The only difference than seeing her on the beach is she'll come to you...sort of :) We'll send you a certificate, photo of your turtle and all the stats, measurements and observations we have of her. You'll also get our annual newsletter, Your very own Ocean Spirits Inc. sticker (very rare!) and a t-shirt of your choice!
Buy Ocean Spirits T-Shirts
T-shirts also available on island at the Petite Anse Hotel, Aquanauts, Scubatech, Devotion2Ocean, Eco-Dive and Bathway Visitor Centre (see example) or you can buy direct from our Cafe Press store! Sizes available in S,M,L, XL and in various colours
Donating Equipment and Material
Sometimes we just don't have all the funds we need to get the equipment that allows us to do our work. This can range from waterproof notepads to walkie-talkies to project vehicles! Below is a list of things we are trying to source and purchase for our next nesting season. Please contact us if you are interested in donating one or more of these items. We can assist you in sourcing certain items, particularly field kit but please do not post us donated materials without contacting us first, as we may need to organise relevant permits.
Equipment List for 2017:
Digital Camera (min. 6 megapix) with Aquapac for field photos must have flash-free option.
4 pairs of heavy duty, water-proof 2-way walky-talkies radios – for field survey safety and communication.
Strong kit bags to carry research gear on night patrols
Rite-in-the-rain waterproof field notebooks (type) – collecting data on boats and remote field sites, esp. during rain and near water environments.
Rechargeable batteries and chargers (AA and AAA types). Must work on 220V but 110 also possible.
Misc. Educational project materials – drawing paper, coloring pencils, coloring pens, kid-safe scissors, water-paint, glue sticks, sharpeners, kids toys.(e.g. ) bat, ball, skipping rope, board games, jig saws, etc.
Office supplies – US letter sized paper, permanent markers/sharpies, file folders, printer ink (HP office jet 4630 ink), photo paper.
Household supplies. With frequent volunteer change-over’s we’re always looking to keep our project house in good condition. Cleaning supplies (sponges, dish liquid soap, laundry detergent) dishes, cutlery, pots and pans, shower curtains.
Snorkel Gear is always valuable for our in-water work – mask, snorkel, fins, etc.