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Sea turtle nesting season is underway; be sure to share the beach - Naples Herald

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 18:18

Naples Herald

Sea turtle nesting season is underway; be sure to share the beach
Naples Herald
May is the beginning of sea turtle nesting season on many of Florida's sandy beaches. Many of these beaches are on the gulf including northwest Florida, to the state's northeast Atlantic coast and from Miami-Dade County south to the Keys. Florida is a ...

Sea turtles lay eggs early this year - Hurriyet Daily News

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 13:22

Hurriyet Daily News

Sea turtles lay eggs early this year
Hurriyet Daily News
Endangered caretta caretta sea turtles have started laying eggs early this year. Mostly seen in Patara, Çıralı and Belek beaches in the southern province of Antalya, caretta carettas laid their eggs for the first time on April 29 this year in Çıralı ...

Sea Turtle Conservation Curaçao starts crowdfunding - Curacao Chronicle

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 11:13

Curacao Chronicle

Sea Turtle Conservation Curaçao starts crowdfunding
Curacao Chronicle
WILLEMSTAD - Sea Turtle Conservation Curaçao (STCC) wants to investigate the turtle disease that was discovered in January at nine different locations in the Curaçao waters. In order to do this, the organization needs money quickly. STCC has therefore ...

Celebration of turtles comes in July - Port St. Joe Star

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 06:27

Port St. Joe Star

Celebration of turtles comes in July
Port St. Joe Star
The Forgotten Coast Sea Turtle Festival began with humble roots. The first celebration, in 2016, was headquartered in the roundabout along Marina Drive in Port St. Joe. Last year, the festival turnout was so large that the festival spilled into ...

Lights out! It's sea turtle nesting season - TCPalm

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 21:49

TCPalm

Lights out! It's sea turtle nesting season
TCPalm
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Reservations open for Broward County sea turtle programs - Sun Sentinel

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 21:43

Sun Sentinel

Reservations open for Broward County sea turtle programs
Sun Sentinel
Turtle nesting season has begun on South Florida beaches, giving late-night beachgoers a chance to see the circle of life in motion. Broward County has several programs designed to educate participants about sea turtles and help them witness turtle ...

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Turtle turnout - South Jetty

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 17:04

Turtle turnout
South Jetty
Photo by Jace TunnellHundreds of people lined up to watch as 19 rehabilitated sea turtles were released on the beach near Pole 35 in Port Aransas on Saturday, May 12. It was one of the biggest crowds that has appeared when the Amos Rehabilitation Keep ...

Study: Marine Mammals, Sea Turtles Protected by Endangered ... - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 13:58

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Study: Marine Mammals, Sea Turtles Protected by Endangered ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
OAKLAND, Calif.— Most marine mammals and sea turtles in the United States that are protected by the Endangered Species Act are recovering, according to a ...

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Grapevine opens first sea turtle hospital in North Texas - Community Impact Newspaper

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 13:10

Community Impact Newspaper

Grapevine opens first sea turtle hospital in North Texas
Community Impact Newspaper
On May 5, Sea Life Grapevine Aquarium opened as the first sea turtle rescue hospital and rehabilitation center in North Texas. Sea Life is the first North Texas aquarium with a hospital permitted to rehabilitate and release injured sea turtles back ...

Launch FCU; Hearing tests; Sea Turtles - Florida Today - Florida Today

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:12

Florida Today

Launch FCU; Hearing tests; Sea Turtles - Florida Today
Florida Today
Launch FCU opens new branch. Launch Federal Credit Union, headquartered on Merritt Island, opened its 14th branch. The location is in Ormond Beach.
First Hilton Head Island sea turtle nest of the 2018 season ...WJCL News

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Maritime Aquarium part of international effort to save sea turtles - Thehour.com

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 22:24

Thehour.com

Maritime Aquarium part of international effort to save sea turtles
Thehour.com
NORWALK — On a recent Tuesday morning, David Hudson, a research scientist at the Maritime Aquarium, spotted a lion's mane jellyfish in the Norwalk Harbor. It was a translucent bell attached to a riot of orange, cloud-like tentacles — the lion's mane ...

Area piers prepared for accidental turtle landings - News - Topsail ... - The Topsail Advertiser

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 19:15

The Topsail Advertiser

Area piers prepared for accidental turtle landings - News - Topsail ...
The Topsail Advertiser
Winter may have finally departed our coast but the memory lingers on – at least as far as cold-stunned turtles go. We're getting in our crop of what we call “spring ...

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WATCH: First Kemps ridley sea turtle nests of the 2018 season found - Chron.com

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 16:44

Chron.com

WATCH: First Kemps ridley sea turtle nests of the 2018 season found
Chron.com
Kemps ridley sea turtle nests were spotted at Surfside beach over the weekend, prompting Sea Turtle Patrol volunteers to respond to protect the first eggs of the ...

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Turtle walks begin in Palm Beach County - Sun Sentinel

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 15:08

Sun Sentinel

Turtle walks begin in Palm Beach County
Sun Sentinel
The walks start at 8:30 p.m. with a classroom presentation on sea turtles, followed by a walk along the beach. The evening's program will end at midnight or after a nesting loggerhead turtle is observed, whichever comes first. Children must be at least ...

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Mote releases green sea turtle in Anna Maria - The Anna Maria Islander

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 07:20

The Anna Maria Islander

Mote releases green sea turtle in Anna Maria
The Anna Maria Islander
A rescued sea turtle was given a new lease on life. Representatives from Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota, with assistance from Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch and Shorebird Monitoring volunteers, released a rehabilitated juvenile green sea turtle May ...

The Great Egg Hunt: Turtle Nesting Season Begins in Florida ... - My Panhandle

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 23:08

My Panhandle

The Great Egg Hunt: Turtle Nesting Season Begins in Florida ...
My Panhandle
As summer approaches and people head back to the sandy beaches, sea turtles are doing the same.

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Maritime Aquarium part of international effort to save sea turtles - Greenwich Time

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 22:07

Greenwich Time

Maritime Aquarium part of international effort to save sea turtles
Greenwich Time
NORWALK — On a recent Tuesday morning, David Hudson, a research scientist at the Maritime Aquarium, spotted a lion's mane jellyfish in the Norwalk Harbor. It was a translucent bell attached to a riot of orange, cloud-like tentacles — the lion's mane ...

Solano goes home - TCPalm.com - TCPalm

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 09:57

South Florida Reporter

Solano goes home - TCPalm.com
TCPalm
The Sea Turtle Hospital at Loggerhead Marinelife Center privately released Solana, a rehabilitated sub-adult loggerhead sea turtle named by Florida Power ...
Watch As A 150-Pound Loggerhead Turtle Released - South Florida ...South Florida Reporter

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It is not difficult to help protect turtles during nesting season - Brunswick News

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 04:01

It is not difficult to help protect turtles during nesting season
Brunswick News
The key for the turtles is a safe place for their eggs. Sea turtles are one of the more unique and mysterious creatures in our oceans. They travel great distances and endure unending hardships in their journeys, but each year, the females come back to ...