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Sea turtle nests beat state averages in Georgia, Carolinas | State ... - Brunswick News

Sat, 09/02/2017 - 15:25

Brunswick News

Sea turtle nests beat state averages in Georgia, Carolinas | State ...
Brunswick News
SAVANNAH, Ga. — Rare sea turtles nesting on beaches in Georgia and the Carolinas laid eggs at a slower pace this summer after a record-smashing 2016 ...
Thousands of nests recorded as Florida sea turtles having 'banner' seasonDaytona Beach News-Journal
Sea turtle nests beat averages in Georgia | The Sumter ItemSumter Item

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Sea turtle nests beat state averages in Georgia, Carolinas - SFGate

Sat, 09/02/2017 - 15:21

SFGate

Sea turtle nests beat state averages in Georgia, Carolinas
SFGate
The nesting season for loggerhead sea turtles that ran from May through August still yielded nest counts well above average, said state biologists who had little hope the turtles would match last year's impressive performance. They said the latest ...
Sea turtle nests beat state averages in Georgia, Carolinas ...Bradenton Herald

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Sea turtle nests beat state averages in Georgia, Carolinas - San Francisco Chronicle

Sat, 09/02/2017 - 15:21

San Francisco Chronicle

Sea turtle nests beat state averages in Georgia, Carolinas
San Francisco Chronicle
This 2017 photo provided by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources shows a sea turtle on the beach at Sapelo Island, Ga. Rare loggerhead sea turtles laid eggs at a slower pace this summer on beaches in Georgia and the Carolinas compared to their ...
Sea turtle nests beat state averages in Georgia, Carolinas ...Bradenton Herald

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Sea turtle nests beat state averages in Georgia, Carolinas ... - Bradenton Herald

Sat, 09/02/2017 - 14:08

Bradenton Herald

Sea turtle nests beat state averages in Georgia, Carolinas ...
Bradenton Herald
Rare sea turtles nesting on beaches in Georgia and the Carolinas laid eggs at a slower pace this summer after a record-smashing 2016 season.

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Sea turtle nests beat state averages in Georgia, Carolinas - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Sat, 09/02/2017 - 14:02

Sea turtle nests beat state averages in Georgia, Carolinas
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
Biologists say rare loggerhead sea turtles nesting in Georgia and the Carolinas this summer laid eggs at a slower pace compared to their record-smashing 2016 season. But experts say the May-through-August nesting season still yielded nest counts well ...

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Tybee tops its turtle nest record - Bluffton Today

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 22:10

Bluffton Today

Tybee tops its turtle nest record
Bluffton Today
Ike, a 2-year-old loggerhead sea turtle, is examined by certified sea turtle handlers Alli Williford and Chantal Audran recently at the Tybee Island Marine Science Center. There have been more loggerhead nests spotted on Tybee this year than any other ...

More disoriented sea turtles this year in S.C. | News ... - South Strand news

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 04:27

South Strand news

More disoriented sea turtles this year in S.C. | News ...
South Strand news
HILTON HEAD ISLAND — More sea turtle hatchlings are having problems finding their way to the ocean this year on some South Carolina islands.

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North Carolina siblings save spare change to help sea turtles at the NC Aquarium - wtkr.com

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 01:40

wtkr.com

North Carolina siblings save spare change to help sea turtles at the NC Aquarium
wtkr.com
Eleven-year-old Owen Kuhn of Winston-Salem first visited the NC Aquarium's Sea Turtle Assistance and Rehabilitation Center on Roanoke Island two years ago. He decided to start saving his spare change after he saw the aquarium's turtle donation display.

Endangered sea turtles survive Hurricane Harvey damage - KRIS Corpus Christi News

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 22:56

KRIS Corpus Christi News

Endangered sea turtles survive Hurricane Harvey damage
KRIS Corpus Christi News
To be exact, 60 sea turtles rode out the storm in partially submerged concrete tanks on the campus of the University of Texas Marine Science Institute. When it was over, twisted metal, torn roofs and blown out windows are what remained of the refuge ...
Wildlife Rescue in Harvey's Wake | Hakai MagazineHakai Magazine

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Want a birds-eye view of sea turtles and sharks off Capo Beach? Follow this guy's Instagram - OCRegister

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 17:45

OCRegister

Want a birds-eye view of sea turtles and sharks off Capo Beach? Follow this guy's Instagram
OCRegister
When Capo Beach resident Matt Larmand set his drone in the air on Wednesday, he got an unexpected surprise – a sea turtle. “I was out flying my drone around Capo Beach looking for some sharks and I spotted him. I was about 200 feet in the air when I ...

More disoriented sea turtles this year in South Carolina - The Edwardsville Intelligencer

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 08:58

More disoriented sea turtles this year in South Carolina
The Edwardsville Intelligencer
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — More sea turtle hatchlings are having problems finding their way to the ocean this year on some South Carolina islands. Amber Kuehn with the Sea Turtle Protection Project told The Island Packet of Hilton Head there have ...

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More disoriented sea turtles hatchlings this year in South Carolina - Charleston Post Courier

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 22:33

Charleston Post Courier

More disoriented sea turtles hatchlings this year in South Carolina
Charleston Post Courier
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — More sea turtle hatchlings are having problems finding their way to the ocean this year on some South Carolina islands. Amber Kuehn with the Sea Turtle Protection Project told The Island Packet of Hilton Head there have ...

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National Beach Day: SeaWorld releases rescued sea turtle at Daytona Beach - WFTV Orlando

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 17:40

WFTV Orlando

National Beach Day: SeaWorld releases rescued sea turtle at Daytona Beach
WFTV Orlando
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - SeaWorld Orlando celebrated National Beach Day Wednesday by releasing a rescued loggerhead sea turtle at Daytona Beach. The 175-pound turtle required four team members to help lift it to be released into the Atlantic Ocean.

'It's alarming': Hilton Head baby sea turtles struggling with their hardest year yet. Here's why - Island Packet (blog)

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 14:45

Island Packet (blog)

'It's alarming': Hilton Head baby sea turtles struggling with their hardest year yet. Here's why
Island Packet (blog)
2. The next morning, volunteers with the Hilton Head Island Turtle Protection Project mark the nest with orange tape and a sign that states that the hatchlings and turtles are “protected by federal and state laws.” 3. About two months later, hatchlings ...

More Disoriented Sea Turtles This Year in South Carolina - U.S. News & World Report

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 14:37

More Disoriented Sea Turtles This Year in South Carolina
U.S. News & World Report
Amber Kuehn with the Sea Turtle Protection Project told The Island Packet of Hilton Head there have been more disoriented turtle hatchlings this year than in the three previous years combined. The hatchlings go back to the ocean by following the ...

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Tybee tops its turtle nest record - Savannah Morning News

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 21:00

Savannah Morning News

Tybee tops its turtle nest record
Savannah Morning News
Lots of forces have combined to make tourist-heavy Tybee a more welcoming place for nesting sea turtles. Chatham County made the lights on the pier a turtle-friendly amber color in 2011. The Tybee Island Marine Science Center, which organizes the sea ...

Zucker Family Sea Turtle Recovery Now Open at South Carolina Aquarium - Blooloop

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 11:20

Zucker Family Sea Turtle Recovery Now Open at South Carolina Aquarium
Blooloop
The Zucker Family Sea Turtle Recovery experience, designed by PGAV destinations, recently opened at the South Carolina Aquarium in Charleston, S.C. The opening brings the day-to-day operations of the institutions Sea Turtle Care Center into full view ...

Okaloosa County to hatch sea turtle lighting rules - The Northwest Florida Daily News

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 23:33

The Northwest Florida Daily News

Okaloosa County to hatch sea turtle lighting rules
The Northwest Florida Daily News
Various aspects of a proposed Okaloosa County sea turtle lighting ordinance could be ready for the County Commission's review this fall, county spokesman Rob Brown said Monday. In early August, the commission approved a request from Girl Scouts Troop ...

Huntington Beach lifeguards pull off rare sea turtle rescue after endangered creature caught from pier - OCRegister

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 22:12

OCRegister

Huntington Beach lifeguards pull off rare sea turtle rescue after endangered creature caught from pier
OCRegister
A rare sea turtle was caught by a fisherman late Sunday, Aug. 27, off the Huntington Beach Pier, and after it was pulled up 30 feet from the water, lifeguards were able to release it back into the ocean. “You never know what the ocean is going to ...

Staff, students and turtles OK at UT's Marine Science Institute - Austin American-Statesman

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 22:09

Austin American-Statesman

Staff, students and turtles OK at UT's Marine Science Institute
Austin American-Statesman
Damage from Hurricane Harvey was extensive at the University of Texas' marine unit in Port Aransas.

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