Karen Beasley


Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital (Sept. 30, 2013)

Surf City, NC – September 30, 2013 – First of all, many thanks to all of you for sticking with us as we work our carapaces off completing the move to the new facility. We have gradually been transporting our smaller patients from our Topsail Beach location to their new […]


Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital News August 2013

One flipper at a time Surf City, NC August 16, 2013 – We’re making steady progress at the new facility. After being delayed for what seemed like forever by backordered water system components enough of the stuff has arrived that we can almost get the thing up and flowing. We […]


Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital News

Surf City, NC on Topsail Island July 22, 2013: Amber Wenrich   Amber, a native of Selinsgrove, PA has been vacationing with her family on Topsail for years. And for every one of those years she’s snaked her way through the long lines at our gate with hundreds of other […]


Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital News

Surf City, NC (Topsail Island) July 8, 2013 – We’ve been focusing on our summer interns for the past few weeks but now it’s time to turn our attention to another group; the hardest working ladies on our Topsail beaches, those mama Loggerheads. Topsail has been a destination spot for […]


Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital News

Another week, another intern for you to meet. Tracy Wangui When she walked into our hospital on the interns’ first day we thought, “She looks kind of familiar.” It turns out we actually had seen her here before. Several years ago she came with a group of students from UNCG’s […]


Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital News

Surf City, NC June 9, 2013 Moving out It’s one of the most anticipated days of the year for the volunteers and turtles at the hospital – the day our rehabilitated patients get their discharge papers. For twenty-eight turtles, one Loggerhead, two Kemp’s Ridleys and twenty-five young Greens that day […]


Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitaion Center News Jan. 15, 2013

Sea Turtle Hospital News Stunned December of 2012 broke all kinds of records for “warmest ever” and we admitted just a flipper full of cold stuns. But that was December, and this is January, and what a difference the turn of the calendar page made! As the old year rang […]