Over the past 15 years Wagner has been researching and conserving sea turtles in both Costa Rica’s Caribbean and Pacific coasts, while also supporting other projects related to responsible fisheries, community base conservation and marine resource management in Latin America. He also has a strong passion for field science and outdoor education.


Governance, Marine Conservation, Sea Turtle Research, Sustainable Fisheries, Community Base Conservation


M.E.S.M., Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, UC Santa Barbara

B.S., Marine Biology, National University of Costa Rica