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Dredging project off of NC Outer Banks catching sea turtles - WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 17:43

WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Dredging project off of NC Outer Banks catching sea turtles
WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC
The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk, Virginia, reports that National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says the dredging company has accidentally snagged 65 sea turtles since starting the project – instead of the 17 expected by scientists.

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The Navy is tracking sea turtles released by the Virginia Aquarium. Here's why. - Virginian-Pilot

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 16:04

Virginian-Pilot

The Navy is tracking sea turtles released by the Virginia Aquarium. Here's why.
Virginian-Pilot
... but we're learning quite a bit about other areas as well.” The Navy has been tracking the movements of loggerheads, green sea turtles and Kemp's ridley turtles but says it now has enough data on loggerheads and is focusing on the other two species.

Outer Banks beach widening snags more turtles than expected - Washington Times

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 14:32

Outer Banks beach widening snags more turtles than expected
Washington Times
KITTY HAWK, N.C. (AP) - An Outer Banks beach nourishment project has caught more sea turtles than expected. The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk, Virginia, reports that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says the dredging company has ...

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New turtle digs - Valley morning Star

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 04:00

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New turtle digs
Valley morning Star
Construction on Sea Turtle Inc.'s new facility on South Padre Island is ahead of schedule and officials expect to have it open to the public by early December. The facility will feature a stadium-seating amphitheater and a new educational center, plus ...

Sea Turtle Inc.'s interns explain their work - Valley Morning Star ... - Valley morning Star

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 03:49

Valley morning Star

Sea Turtle Inc.'s interns explain their work - Valley Morning Star ...
Valley morning Star
Sea Turtle Inc.'s interns took five to 10 minutes to present their work over the past six months at a recent internship program history presentation. The interns ...
Sea Turtle Inc.'s new facilities ahead of schedule - Brownsville HeraldBrownsville Herald
He showed off a just-hatched loggerhead turtle. But not for longMiami Herald

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Sea Turtle Inc.'s new facilities ahead of schedule - Brownsville Herald - Brownsville Herald

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 03:19

Brownsville Herald

Sea Turtle Inc.'s new facilities ahead of schedule - Brownsville Herald
Brownsville Herald
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Allison, the famous one-flippered sea turtle who wears the world's first sea turtle prosthesis, will be getting a larger holding tank by ...
He showed off a just-hatched loggerhead turtle. But not for longMiami Herald

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Way more sea turtles than expected captured by Outer Banks beach widening project - Virginian-Pilot

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 19:01

Virginian-Pilot

Way more sea turtles than expected captured by Outer Banks beach widening project
Virginian-Pilot
A dredging company has scooped up way more sea turtles than expected during a summerlong beach nourishment project on the Outer Banks. Great Lakes Dredge and Dock has accidentally snagged 65 sea turtles since work began in May instead of 17 ...

Rehabilitated Green Sea Turtle Released off Florida Keys - U.S. News & World Report

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 07:01

U.S. News & World Report

Rehabilitated Green Sea Turtle Released off Florida Keys
U.S. News & World Report
In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, Bette Zirkelbach, left, and Richie Moretti, right, of the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital, and other people begin to release "Argus," a juvenile green sea turtle, Friday, July 21, 2017, at ...
Rehabilitated Green Sea Turtle Joins Tour de Turtles « CBS MiamiCBS Miami
Lights off: Cape Canaveral reminds residents of sea turtle nesting ...WFTV Orlando
Volunteers need help protecting eggs during one of the largest ...ABC Action News
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I collect baby sea turtles — made of glass - Newsday

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 21:59

Newsday

I collect baby sea turtles — made of glass
Newsday
Do you have a special collection at home? I do! Every year when I go on vacation with my family to Aruba, I collect and bring a baby sea turtle back with me. These turtles are not real — they are made of sea glass, and each one is unique and beautiful ...

Lights off: Cape Canaveral reminds residents of sea turtle nesting season - WFTV Orlando

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 20:45

Lights off: Cape Canaveral reminds residents of sea turtle nesting season
WFTV Orlando
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - There are still a couple months left in sea turtle nesting season, and Cape Canaveral is making a plea to its residents and visitors to help make sure the turtles make it to the sea. There were three documented incidents this ...

Turtle Watch seeks respect for beach habitat - The Northwest Florida Daily News

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 18:36

The Northwest Florida Daily News

Turtle Watch seeks respect for beach habitat
The Northwest Florida Daily News
Turtle Watch head Sharon Maxwell exclaimed. However, even with a banner year, she is exasperated because in addition to the 90 nests, she has recorded 63 false crawls. A false crawl is when a sea turtle comes ashore to nest but cannot because of people ...

Gasparilla Island sea turtle update: Those babies are movin' toward the Gulf! - Boca Beacon

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 15:34

Boca Beacon

Gasparilla Island sea turtle update: Those babies are movin' toward the Gulf!
Boca Beacon
We're three months into nesting season, and many baby sea turtles have been making their way to the shoreline. The latest numbers are: 495 loggerhead (Caretta caretta) nests, and six green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) nests. There have been 571 ...

Gasparilla Island sea turtle update: Those babies are movin' toward the Gulf! - Boca Beacon

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 15:15

Boca Beacon

Gasparilla Island sea turtle update: Those babies are movin' toward the Gulf!
Boca Beacon
We're three months into nesting season, and many baby sea turtles have been making their way to the shoreline. The latest numbers are: 495 loggerhead (Caretta caretta) nests, and six green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) nests. There have been 571 ...

Campbell Vaughn: Sea turtle class was highligh of recent 4-H trip - The Augusta Chronicle

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 00:44

The Augusta Chronicle

Campbell Vaughn: Sea turtle class was highligh of recent 4-H trip
The Augusta Chronicle
According to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, the Georgia coast is unique in that it hosts five of the world's seven sea turtles. They include the loggerhead, green, leatherback, Kemp's ridley and hawksbill. The loggerhead is the only ...

Navarre Beach conservation center grieves loss of sea turtle Gigi - Pensacola News Journal

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 20:03

Pensacola News Journal

Navarre Beach conservation center grieves loss of sea turtle Gigi
Pensacola News Journal
The Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center re-opened Thursday for the first time since its resident loggerhead, Gigi, died earlier in the week.

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Baby sea turtles make their way to Gulf (and it's adorable) - NBC-2 ... - NBC2 News

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 20:01

NBC2 News

Baby sea turtles make their way to Gulf (and it's adorable) - NBC-2 ...
NBC2 News
It's turtle nesting season, and the Conservancy of Southwest Florida wants to share advice on what you should do to protect the animals.

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Baby sea turtles make their way to Gulf (and it's adorable) - WZVN-TV

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 19:59

WZVN-TV

Baby sea turtles make their way to Gulf (and it's adorable)
WZVN-TV
It's turtle nesting season, and the Conservancy of Southwest Florida wants to share advice on what you should do to protect the animals. From about May to August female loggerheads lay clutches that contain about 115 eggs. Then 80 days later the eggs ...

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