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Expert says 2018 Treasure Coast sea turtle nesting season could be unpredictable - TCPalm

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Expert says 2018 Treasure Coast sea turtle nesting season could be unpredictable
TCPalm
After a big year in 2017, sea turtles may take it easy in the nesting season that starts Thursday along the Treasure Coast and beaches throughout Florida. "But they can be kind of unpredictable," said Niki Desjardin, senior scientist at Ecological ...

Gumbo Limbo Ushers in Sea Turtle Season This Weekend - Boca Raton

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Boca Raton

Gumbo Limbo Ushers in Sea Turtle Season This Weekend
Boca Raton
Returning for the 12th year, the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is ushering in sea turtle season with its biggest event of the year, Sea Turtle Day. On Feb. 24 from 9 a.m.to 4 p.m., the parking lot is transformed into a festival with face painting, arts and ...

Saving sea turtles - Baltimore Sun

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Baltimore Sun

Saving sea turtles
Baltimore Sun
“Go team turtle!” National Aquarium rehabilitation manager Kate Shaffer said on Tuesday evening as she and National Aquarium Curator of Animal Rescue Jennifer Dittmar finished a meeting to prepare twelve volunteers for the task at hand. The team worked ...

Sea Turtle Inc. opens doors to new facility - Valley morning Star

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 20:41

Valley morning Star

Sea Turtle Inc. opens doors to new facility
Valley morning Star
Now he has three that came with the creation of the new $6 million facilities upgrade for Sea Turtle Inc. that officially opens to the public today. It will be a day all about the turtles and a celebration of the new home for the nonprofit turtle ...

Turtle fountain project takes shape - Port St. Joe Star

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 07:31

Port St. Joe Star

Turtle fountain project takes shape
Port St. Joe Star
In terms of turtles, with their lengthy gestation periods and mysteries still to be unlocked by scientists, the project is pretty much on course. The Florida Coastal Conservancy and its Forgotten Coast Sea Turtle Center announced last week that ...

UAB - News - Grant awarded to UAB alumnus to continue research ... - UAB News

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 17:07

UAB News

UAB - News - Grant awarded to UAB alumnus to continue research ...
UAB News
pew fellowship stream UAB alumnus, Ricardo Tapilatu, focuses his research on saving Pacific leatherback sea turtles.Ricardo Tapilatu, a graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham College of Arts and Sciences, was one of eight marine ...

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Grant awarded to UAB alumnus to continue research on Pacific leatherback sea turtle - UAB News

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 17:07

UAB News

Grant awarded to UAB alumnus to continue research on Pacific leatherback sea turtle
UAB News
UAB alumnus, Ricardo Tapilatu, focuses his research on saving Pacific leatherback sea turtles.Ricardo Tapilatu, a graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham College of Arts and Sciences, was one of eight marine conservationists chosen ...

Sea Turtle's Best Friend - KZTV10.com | Continuous News ... - KZTV Action 10 News

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 00:21

Sea Turtle's Best Friend - KZTV10.com | Continuous News ...
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This year marks the 40th anniversary of Padre Island National Seashore, but it also comes with the loss of an irreplaceable, 4-pawed employee, best known as Ridley Ranger. "We trained him the command, find the nest. use your nose, find the nest," Chief ...

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Rare sea turtles return to ocean off Volusia's coast - Daytona Beach News-Journal

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 21:14

Daytona Beach News-Journal

Rare sea turtles return to ocean off Volusia's coast
Daytona Beach News-Journal
Ten Kemp's ridley sea turtles returned to the ocean at Canaveral National Seashore on Tuesday with the help of the staff of the Florida Aquarium. Seven of the turtles – the world's most endangered sea turtle species — were rescued from waters off the ...

Sea Turtle Inc. Education Facility - Monitor

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 03:18

Sea Turtle Inc. Education Facility
Monitor
Pat and Jeff Mourning, of Ottowa, Kansas, enjoy the indoor attractions of the newly opened education facility at Sea Turtle, Inc. on Saturday, February 17, 2018, in South Padre Island, Texas. The rescue center is home to permanently injured and ...

Sea Turtle Inc. Education Facility - Monitor

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 03:11

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Sea Turtle Inc. Education Facility
Monitor
Randy Johnson, of Menominee, Michigan, takes photographs of Hang Ten, one of the injured sea turtles during their visit of the newly opened educational facility at Sea Turtle, Inc. on Saturday, February 17, 2018, in South Padre Island, Texas. The ...

Sea Turtle Inc. Education Facility | Local News | themonitor.com - Monitor

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 03:09

Sea Turtle Inc. Education Facility | Local News | themonitor.com
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A couple takes photographs of Hang Ten, one of the injured sea turtles during their visit of the newly opened educational facility at Sea Turtle, Inc. on Saturday, February 17,

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Expansion Now Open - Sea Turtle Inc. - RGVProud

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 23:02

RGVProud

Expansion Now Open - Sea Turtle Inc.
RGVProud
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, TX - Each year hundreds of endangered Kemps Ridley sea turtles hatch in South Padre Island and only a handful make it to adulthood to reproduce. Sea Turtle Inc. is dedicated to rehabilitating this and other marine turtle species ...

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Sea Turtle Inc. Education Facility | Local News | themonitor.com - Monitor

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 17:34

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Sea Turtle Inc. Education Facility | Local News | themonitor.com
Monitor
Sea Turtle, Inc. executive director Jeff George speaks to a crowd in the amphitheater in the newly opened education facility on Saturday, February 17, 2018, in South Padre Island, Texas.

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Sea Turtle Inc. celebrates $6M expansion - Monitor

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 04:23

Monitor

Sea Turtle Inc. celebrates $6M expansion
Monitor
Pat and Jeff Mourning, of Ottowa, Kansas, enjoy the indoor attractions of the newly opened education facility at Sea Turtle, Inc. on Saturday, February 17, 2018, in South Padre Island, Texas. The rescue center is home to permanently injured and ...

Sea Turtle Inc. celebrates $6M expansion - Brownsville Herald ... - Brownsville Herald

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 04:13

Brownsville Herald

Sea Turtle Inc. celebrates $6M expansion - Brownsville Herald ...
Brownsville Herald
Joe Wetegrove remembers visiting the first Sea Turtle Inc., when founder Ila Fox Loetscher started caring for injured turtles more than 40 years ago at her South Padre Island home.

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Sea Turtle Inc. celebrates $6M expansion - Brownsville Herald ... - Brownsville Herald

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 04:11

Brownsville Herald

Sea Turtle Inc. celebrates $6M expansion - Brownsville Herald ...
Brownsville Herald
Joe Wetegrove remembers visiting the first Sea Turtle Inc., when founder Ila Fox Loetscher started caring for injured turtles more than 40 years ago at her South Padre Island home.

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Outdoors: Mystery on sea turtle eggs could be hatched - Burlington Times News

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 03:40

Outdoors: Mystery on sea turtle eggs could be hatched
Burlington Times News
Readers who are beachgoers often see areas roped off with a notice that turtle eggs are incubating there. Strangely though, despite a long history of studying sea turtles, researchers know little about how a turtle develops while within its egg in the ...

Seen and Heard: From Minnesota to the oceanside - Post-Bulletin

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 15:13

Post-Bulletin

Seen and Heard: From Minnesota to the oceanside
Post-Bulletin
While she has the title "educator," some days she finds herself working in the turtle rehabilitation hospital, caring and feeding for turtles. She also occasionally "moonlights" as a sea turtle patroller with a research team at night during the nesting ...