Green sea turtles

Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital News

SURF CITY, NC (Topsail Island) November 24, 2013: Hospital opens for tours and shopping After only three weeks our staff and turtles have comfortably settled into our new home and new routines. No doubt that the work of physically relocating the rest of our “stuff” will continue for many months, […]

North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores releases three sea turtles

Pine Knoll Shores, NC June 26, 2013 – The North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores released three young green sea turtles into the surf Tuesday, June 25, as a cheering crowd gave them celebrity treatment and a rousing send-off.  It was a happy ending for the turtles, which would […]

Sea Turtles Fared Well along North Carolina’s Coast in 2012

BEAUFORT, NC Jan. 7, 2013 — 2012 was a good year for sea turtle nesting on North Carolina’s coast. From late April until mid-September,sea turtles laid 1,103 nests along North Carolina’s coast — up from 967 in the previous year and 883 in 2010. This nesting season’s numbers were the […]