Topsail Beach


March into Spring at the Historical Society of Topsail Island

MARCH INTO SPRING at the HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF TOPSAIL ISLAND! TOPSAIL BEACH, NC Feb. 20, 2014 – Please join us for lunch at the HSTI Assembly Building on THURSDAY, MARCH 13th, 2014 at 11:30am. Our guest speaker will be Ms. Ann Bokelman. Ms. Bokelman will discuss the history of “The […]


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 […]


Sea Turtle Hospital News – Week of July 10th

Spotlight on Danielle O’Farrell Even the Golden Gate Bridge can get old after awhile, according to our San Francisco native, Danielle O’Farrell. In her quest to see what life was like on our side of the country. she headed off to Tufts University near Boston last fall where she began […]


Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital Once Again Heals Sick and Injured For Return to Atlantic Ocean

We did it again! Rescue, rehabilitate, release; it’s what we do! And if you’re a sea turtle, the very best part of what we do is release. That’s what happened to fourteen fully rehabilitated patients on June 6th. After spending from several years to just a few short months under […]


Sea Turtle Hospital News: Hospital opens June 8th!

Hospital opens June 8th! You’ve been calling, e-mailing, tweeting and banging on our doors and windows for months. On Friday, June 8th we’ll be able to do something we haven’t done since last October; open our doors and invite you in! Tours will be held from 2-4 PM daily (EXCEPT […]


Sea Turtle Hospital News – Betsy Kautz

Another goodbye It’s been happening too often lately. It seems that every time we’re ready to bid happy farewells to our rehabilitated patients we’re also saying a very sad goodbye to one of our sea turtle family. Our veteran hospital and Topsail Turtle Project volunteer Betsy Kautz has lost her […]