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Why are so many threatened green sea turtles showing up in Dana Point Harbor? - OCRegister

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 02:05

OCRegister

Why are so many threatened green sea turtles showing up in Dana Point Harbor?
OCRegister
This threatened Green Sea Turtle was rehabilitated at the Aquarium of the Pacific in 2016 after being found with a fishing hook in its throat. A bill to assist marine mammal care centers along California will be introduced in the state legislature on ...
What does it take to save an injured sea turtle?Mother Nature Network
Beach renourishment project creates obstacles for nesting sea turtlesActionNewsJax.com

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Rehabbed sea turtle helps veteran honor fellow soldier | WNCN - WNCN

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 01:38

WNCN

Rehabbed sea turtle helps veteran honor fellow soldier | WNCN
WNCN
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — The Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center has released over 100 rehabilitated turtles back into the ocean, but a ...

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What does it take to save an injured sea turtle? - Mother Nature Network

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 20:21

Mother Nature Network

What does it take to save an injured sea turtle?
Mother Nature Network
With every one of the seven species of sea turtle at risk of extinction, every individual turtle matters. That's why the South Carolina Sea Turtle Care Center pours so much time and energy into rescuing, rehabilitating and releasing these beautiful and ...
Why are so many threatened green sea turtles showing up in Dana ...OCRegister
Beach renourishment project creates obstacles for nesting sea turtlesActionNewsJax.com
Turtle Talk begins in June in Holden Beach - Wilmington Star NewsStarNewsOnline.com

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First sea turtle nest of season found at National Seashore - Pensacola News Journal

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 16:31

Pensacola News Journal

First sea turtle nest of season found at National Seashore
Pensacola News Journal
The first sea turtle nest of the season has been discovered at Gulf Islands National Seashore. Biologists found the nest early Tuesday morning. It has been identified as belonging to a loggerhead sea turtle, according to a news release from Gulf ...

Hole Patrol monitors beaches to protect nesting sea turtles - WSOC Charlotte

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 12:22

Hole Patrol monitors beaches to protect nesting sea turtles
WSOC Charlotte
Spartina Sea Turtle Stranding Response Director Amber Kuehn describes this phenomenon as when a nesting sea turtle on the beach is startled into returning to the ocean without laying its eggs. The holes can also act as traps for the baby turtles. The ...

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Hole Patrol monitors beaches to protect nesting sea turtles ... - Charlotte Observer

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 12:12

Hole Patrol monitors beaches to protect nesting sea turtles ...
Charlotte Observer
The Spartina Sea Turtle Stranding Response is gathering community members to join Hole Patrol, a new program to monitor Hilton Head Island beaches.

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Hole Patrol monitors beaches to protect nesting sea turtles - The Herald

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 12:12

Hole Patrol monitors beaches to protect nesting sea turtles
The Herald
The Spartina Sea Turtle Stranding Response is gathering community members to join Hole Patrol, a new program to monitor Hilton Head Island beaches. The Island Packet reports (http://bit.ly/2q0nLK2 ) the initiative comes as an increase in large ...

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Sea turtle season and an uncertain future - Miami's Community Newspapers

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 10:32

Miami's Community Newspapers

Sea turtle season and an uncertain future
Miami's Community Newspapers
Sea turtle season and an uncertain future In Florida, summer marks the beginning of an ancient reproductive ritual. Female sea turtles leave the sea and make their way ashore. They use their rear flippers to dig a hole in the sand, wherein they deposit ...

First sea turtle nest of season spotted at Gulf Islands | The Pulse - The Pulse

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 22:06

First sea turtle nest of season spotted at Gulf Islands | The Pulse
The Pulse
Biologists at Gulf Islands National Seashore discovered their first sea turtle nest of the season on Tuesday morning, identifying it as that of a loggerhead sea ...

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First Horry County sea turtle nest of the year located in Myrtle Beach ... - WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 17:09

WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

First Horry County sea turtle nest of the year located in Myrtle Beach ...
WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC
Horry County's first sea turtle nest was located Wednesday morning, according to Myrtle Beach State Park.

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Sea turtle program at museum May 20 - Brunswick Beacon

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 15:07

Sea turtle program at museum May 20
Brunswick Beacon
Sea turtle program at museum May 20. -A A +A. Bookmark and Share. Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 10:54 am. Join the Museum of Coastal Carolina on May 20 at 11 a.m. as Jim and Deb Boyce will present their program, Turtle Talk — OIBSTPO Getting Ready ...

50 successfully rehabilitated sea turtles released - Gulf Today

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 14:58

Gulf Today

50 successfully rehabilitated sea turtles released
Gulf Today
ABU DHABI: The Environment Agency of Abu Dhabi, EAD, in collaboration with the Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project, DTRP, and Emirates Palace, have released 49 Critically Endangered Hawksbill Turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata) and one Loggerhead ...
50 turtles released after rehabilitation | GulfNews.comgulfnews.com

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Texas coastline sees record breaking number of sea turtle nests - KRIS Corpus Christi News

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 01:48

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Texas coastline sees record breaking number of sea turtle nests
KRIS Corpus Christi News
In a record-breaking year, experts say the Texas coastline has seen the highest number of sea turtle nests yet observed. Kemp's Ridley sea turtles, an endangered species, have long called the coastline of Texas home when nesting season arrives. Each ...
Padre Island National Seashore breaks annual record for Kemp's ridley nests foundkiiitv.com
Kemp's ridley nests found at Padre Island National Seashore set ...Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Texas has record 236 Kemp's ridley turtle nests on coastBrownsville Herald

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Sea turtles begin nesting in this month | Gulf Breeze News - Gulf Breeze News

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 01:09

Gulf Today

Sea turtles begin nesting in this month | Gulf Breeze News
Gulf Breeze News
Sea turtle nesting season in Florida runs from May through October, with thousands of endangered turtles laying eggs on the coastal shores of the southeastern.
50 successfully rehabilitated sea turtles releasedGulf Today
50 turtles released after rehabilitation | GulfNews.comgulfnews.com

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S.C. Aquarium's Zucker Family Sea Turtle Recovery set to open May 27 - Charleston City Paper

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 19:18

Charleston City Paper

S.C. Aquarium's Zucker Family Sea Turtle Recovery set to open May 27
Charleston City Paper
To date, the South Carolina Aquarium has successfully rehabilitated and released 221 sea turtles and is currently treating 17 patients. With this Recovery Center, we're sure many more Stinkys will find a temporary home before journeying back to the ...
Aquarium addition puts sea turtle recovery on displayMoultrie News

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Aquarium addition puts sea turtle recovery on display | Business ... - Moultrie News

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 16:36

Aquarium addition puts sea turtle recovery on display | Business ...
Moultrie News
For 17 years, a dedicated team of staff and volunteers have been operating behind-the-scenes in in the South Carolina Aquarium's Sea Turtle Hospital, a space ...

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2017 sea turtle nesting season underway - Tampa Bay Newspapers

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 15:18

2017 sea turtle nesting season underway
Tampa Bay Newspapers
Sea turtle nesting season is underway. Pinellas County reminds beach residents and visitors in beach communities to keep conditions safe for sea turtles to thrive. Females generally nest from early May through August with turtle eggs typically taking ...

After wading through Hilton Head pond, local expert is certain on mystery creature - Island Packet

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 13:01

Island Packet

After wading through Hilton Head pond, local expert is certain on mystery creature
Island Packet
In spite of concerns from a Hilton Head Beach and Tennis Club resident, an expert has confirmed that the creature in the stormwater pond outside the man's balcony is, in fact, not a sea turtle. Amber Kuehn, manager of the Coastal Discovery Museum's Sea ...

South Carolina Aquarium's $5.3 million Sea Turtle Recovery exhibit opens Memorial Day - Blooloop

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 10:41

Blooloop

South Carolina Aquarium's $5.3 million Sea Turtle Recovery exhibit opens Memorial Day
Blooloop
The South Carolina Aquarium in Charleston will open its eagerly anticipated Zucker Family Sea Turtle Recovery exhibit shortly. The new $5.3 million attraction will be both be a highly engaging and interactive draw for aquarium visitors and a vital ...

Volunteers dedicate their time to help protect sea turtles - Island Reporter

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 05:30

Island Reporter

Volunteers dedicate their time to help protect sea turtles
Island Reporter
With a supply packed vehicle, the excitement began brewing for Irene Nolan and Nancy Riley, both certified sea turtle nesting permittees, as the tires hit Tarpon Beach. Once their device began tracking miles, they made their way down the west end of ...