GALES POINT - Gales Point Wildlife Sanctuary
Dr Todd Rimkus from Marymount University brings student groups to Gales Point each summer and works with Kevin Andrewin from the Gales Point Wildlife Sanctuary Management Committee to apply satellite tags on nesting sea turtles at Belize most important hawksbill nesting beach.
The sandy shores along mainland Belize at Gales Point has been identified as Belize's most important hawksbill nesting beach. In one year there can be more than 100 nests. In 2018 Dr Todd Rimkus and Kevin Andrewin have tagged 3 turtles: Lil Wally's, Maje and Andrewin Skies. Channel 5 Belize visited Gales Point and documented the tagging of one of these turtles!