Sea Turtle Decals
You can help protect Florida's endangered and threatened marine turtles by making a donation to the FWC Marine Turtle Program, which will help fund critical research and conservation efforts. With each donation of $5 or more, you will receive your choice of one of the waterproof decals featured. Current year marine turtle decals are available at Florida County Tax Offices.
FWC has a limited supply of some of the earlier decals. If you are interested in collecting them, please indicate the desired decals by checking the appropriate area on the order form and sending a check for the number of decals selected. The decals will be sent to you within 4-6 weeks.
2023-2024 Decal: "Healthy Sea Turtles and Healthy Habitats"
This year’s sea turtle decal is an awareness reminder that sea turtles need healthy habitats to thrive. Florida’s sandy beaches, as well as coastal and offshore waters, provide vital habitat for five species of threatened and endangered sea turtles. From tiny hatchlings to huge adults, all sea turtles need clean, undisturbed habitats to survive.
The decal’s conservation message focuses on keeping beaches clean and free of human debris and recreational equipment that can create life-threatening obstacles for nesting females and hatchlings on the beach. Keeping beaches dark helps ensure that adults and hatchlings aren’t disoriented, leading them away from the water and into harmful situations.
Your actions and support benefits Florida’s sea turtle conservation efforts.
Decal artist: Mike Hunter, FWC.