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Continuing the work started by Boyd N. Lyon, this fund was created by family and loved ones in association with The Ocean Foundation to provide support to those projects that enhance our understanding of sea turtle conservation, behavior, habitat needs, abundance, spatial and temporal distribution and research diving safety. Your donation to the Boyd Lyon Sea Turtle Fund will go directly to graduate students in support of these exciting research projects. Learn more...




Dedicated to the memory of Boyd Lyon, this fund provides an annual scholarship to a marine biology student whose research is focused on sea turtles

Learn about the BLSTF scholarship recipients and the amazing research they are doing!

Now accepting

applications for the

2022 scholarship!

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Learn more about other educational funding efforts created in memory of      Boyd N. Lyon!

The 2021 BLSTF Scholar


Natalia Teryda


Boyd & Peter

Boyd and Peter on a pond turtle expedition to Baja California (Mexico), July 2005. 

(Photo by Jeff Seminoff)

Dr. Peter Pritchard


Peter was a mentor and friend to Boyd. He served on the Board of Advisors since its creation.

You will be forever with us.