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Sea turtles stall seaweed cleanup in Galveston - KVUE

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 11:11

KVUE

Sea turtles stall seaweed cleanup in Galveston
KVUE
GALVESTON, Texas -- The beaches of Galveston can get pretty packed this time of year, but there's a different kind of visitor joining the crowds right now: the green sea turtle. "It's definitely neat to see them just because they're such unique ...
Fate of endangered Texas sea turtle uncertainHouston Chronicle
Celebrating Sea TurtlesNOAA
Scarce sea turtle nests worry wildlife stewards on Galveston IslandKPRC Houston
KTBS
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Sea turtles stall seaweed cleanup in Galveston - KHOU

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 23:41

NOAA

Sea turtles stall seaweed cleanup in Galveston
KHOU
GALVESTON, Texas -- The beaches of Galveston can get pretty packed this time of year, but there's a different kind of visitor joining the crowds right now: the green sea turtle. “It's definitely neat to see them just because they're such unique ...
Celebrating Sea TurtlesNOAA
Fate of endangered Texas sea turtle uncertainHouston Chronicle
Scarce sea turtle nests worry wildlife stewards on Galveston IslandKPRC Houston
KTRE
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Few nests of Kemp's ridley sea turtles raising fears for the endangered ... - Greenfield Daily Reporter

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 13:20

Few nests of Kemp's ridley sea turtles raising fears for the endangered ...
Greenfield Daily Reporter
GALVESTON, Texas — The scarcity of nests left by an endangered sea turtle species is raising concerns among Texas coastal wildlife stewards about the turtles' future. It's late in the nesting season for the Kemp's ridley sea turtle, but the first nest ...

Downtown Titusville's annual Sea Turtle Festival kicks off this weekend. - Florida Today

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 11:17

Downtown Titusville's annual Sea Turtle Festival kicks off this weekend.
Florida Today
A Loggerhead sea turtle came ashore at 9:58 pm between 12th St. South and 13th St South in Cocoa Beach at 9:58 p.m. on Saturday June 22nd. The brightest full moon of the year, the perigee moon or super moon, lit the beach for turtle watchers. (Photo: ...

Scarce sea turtle nests worry wildlife stewards - KSWO

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 05:57

Houston Chronicle

Scarce sea turtle nests worry wildlife stewards
KSWO
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - The scarcity of nests left by an endangered sea turtle species is raising concerns among Texas coastal wildlife stewards about the turtles' future. It's late in the nesting season for the Kemp's ridley sea turtle. But the first ...
Few nests of Kemp's ridley sea turtles raising fears for the endangered ...Daily Journal

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Few nests of Kemp's ridley sea turtles raising fears for the endangered ... - Daily Journal

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 05:56

Few nests of Kemp's ridley sea turtles raising fears for the endangered ...
Daily Journal
It's late in the nesting season for the Kemp's ridley sea turtle, but the first nest on Galveston Island was found only this week. It's the second to be found on the upper Texas Gulf Coast so far. Only 92 nests have been found so far this year along ...

Scarce sea turtle nests worry wildlife stewards - KTRE

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 05:53

Scarce sea turtle nests worry wildlife stewards
KTRE
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - The scarcity of nests left by an endangered sea turtle species is raising concerns among Texas coastal wildlife stewards about the turtles' future. It's late in the nesting season for the Kemp's ridley sea turtle. But the first ...

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Fate of endangered Texas sea turtle uncertain - Houston Chronicle

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 02:10

Fate of endangered Texas sea turtle uncertain
Houston Chronicle
GALVESTON - A low number of nests laid by the Kemp's ridley sea turtle on the upper Texas Gulf Coast raises fears that the endangered animal could be facing a setback in its battle to recover from near extinction. That worry was punctuated this week ...

Sea Turtles Recover & Released - charlestonchronicle.net

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 19:35

Sea Turtles Recover & Released
charlestonchronicle.net
It is a happy ending for a small sea turtle found lifeless in a Lowcountry saltmarsh. This past January, a family found Amelia, a 10-pound juvenile green sea turtle, cold and lethargic in a marsh on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. The family jumped ...
Gulf World Marine Institute acquires new Stranding VehiclePort St. Joe Star

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Sea turtle nesting on track to continue resurgence along Georgia coast - SaportaReport (blog)

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 14:27

SaportaReport (blog)

Sea turtle nesting on track to continue resurgence along Georgia coast
SaportaReport (blog)
The latest discovery continues an upward trend over the past few years of nestings by sea turtles, which are federally designated as a threatened species. Joining the search for sea turtle nests has become a popular pastime for families who vacation ...

Sea Turtle Hospital Releases Dozens of Mended Turtles Back into the Wild - TWC News

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 01:50

Sea Turtle Hospital Releases Dozens of Mended Turtles Back into the Wild
TWC News
TOPSAIL ISLAND -- Some of nature's most fascinating sea creatures face uncertainty and serious dangers along the Carolina coast. For the last 20 years, The Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center has been a constant source for shelter ...
Aquarium rescue program releases 135th rescued turtleMoultrie News

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Sea Turtle Hospital Releases Dozens of Mended Turtles Back into the Wild - TWC News

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 01:49

Sea Turtle Hospital Releases Dozens of Mended Turtles Back into the Wild
TWC News
For the last 20 years, The Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center has been a constant source for shelter and assistance for the animals from threats both natural and man-made. These volunteers are prepping for a day a long time in ...

Sea Turtle Hospital Releases Dozens of Mended Turtles Back into the Wild - TWC News

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 01:49

Sea Turtle Hospital Releases Dozens of Mended Turtles Back into the Wild
TWC News
TOPSAIL ISLAND -- Some of nature's most fascinating sea creatures face uncertainty and serious dangers along the Carolina coast. For the last 20 years, The Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center has been a constant source for shelter ...

Sea Turtle Hospital Releases Dozens of Mended Turtles Back into the Wild - TWC News

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 01:38

Sea Turtle Hospital Releases Dozens of Mended Turtles Back into the Wild
TWC News
TOPSAIL ISLAND -- Some of nature's most fascinating sea creatures face uncertainty and serious dangers along the Carolina coast. For the last 20 years, The Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center has been a constant source for shelter ...

Sea Turtle Hospital Releases Dozens of Mended Turtles Back into the Wild - TWC News

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 01:38

Sea Turtle Hospital Releases Dozens of Mended Turtles Back into the Wild
TWC News
TOPSAIL ISLAND -- Some of nature's most fascinating sea creatures face uncertainty and serious dangers along the Carolina coast. For the last 20 years, The Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center has been a constant source for shelter ...
Aquarium rescue program releases 135th rescued turtleMoultrie News

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To protect sea turtles, new lighting rules are coming to Hollywood beach - Sun-Sentinel

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 21:48

To protect sea turtles, new lighting rules are coming to Hollywood beach
Sun-Sentinel
Homeowners, businesses, hotels and condominiums along the beach will be required to turn off or shield their lights from the beach during sea turtle nesting season from March 1 through Oct. 31. To learn more about how to prepare, come to a meeting from ...

Gulf World Marine Institute acquires new Stranding Vehicle - Port St. Joe Star

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 20:03

Gulf World Marine Institute acquires new Stranding Vehicle
Port St. Joe Star
In May Gulf World Marine Institute (a non-profit stranding organization) received a grant for $15,495 from the Florida Sea Turtle Grants Program, which is funded by the sales of the sea turtle specialty license plate. Gulf World Marine Institute ...

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Aquarium rescue program releases 135th rescued turtle - Moultrie News

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 20:03

Aquarium rescue program releases 135th rescued turtle
Moultrie News
It is a happy ending for a small sea turtle found lifeless in a Lowcountry saltmarsh. This past January, a family found Amelia, a 10-pound juvenile green sea turtle, cold and lethargic in a marsh on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. The family jumped ...
Gulf World Marine Institute acquires new Stranding VehiclePort St. Joe Star

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Aquarium rescue program releases 135th rescued turtle - Moultrie News

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 16:06

Aquarium rescue program releases 135th rescued turtle
Moultrie News
It is a happy ending for a small sea turtle found lifeless in a Lowcountry saltmarsh. This past January, a family found Amelia, a 10-pound juvenile green sea turtle, cold and lethargic in a marsh on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. The family jumped ...
Gulf World Marine Institute acquires new Stranding VehiclePort St. Joe Star

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UNO Receives Grant To Improve Device Protecting Sea Turtles - WWNO

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 12:42

UNO Receives Grant To Improve Device Protecting Sea Turtles
WWNO
The University of New Orleans has been awarded an 18-month $200,000 grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to improve a device used aboard shrimp boats intended to protect sea turtles. Credit University of New Orleans. The University of ...
UNO gets grant to improve turtle excluder devicesKnoe.com

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