Our Mission

At Sea Turtle Inc., our mission is to rescue, rehabilitate, and release injured sea turtles, educate the public, and assist with conservation efforts for all marine turtle species.


Recent News

For the Love of Turtles: Slow Down!

By Teresa Shumaker  May and June is the height of nesting season for the Kemp’s ridley sea turtle on Texas and Mexican beaches. The adult sea turtle’s shell is pale and can easily blend in with the sand, which makes it imperative that driver’s on the...

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Turtle Days Tea

Turtle Days are here! Come and enjoy tasty treats while you visit with sea turtle friends and meet the new interns. Turtle Days Tea at Paragraphs on Padre Monday, May 11, from 2 to 4...

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Mother's Day is coming!

Mother's Day is coming! Are you shopping for your Mother's Day gift online at Amazon? If so, shop Amazon Smile and have your purchases raise money for us, too! Amazon Smile donates a portion of your purchases (at no cost to you) to a charity of your...

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More Good News From Nest #1!

Friday’s Kemp’s ridley nest keeps bringing us good news. Not only was it the first nest in Texas for this season, and the mama had a tag, we just learned that this sea turtle is Hang Ten’s mama!!! Above is Hang Ten, one of our resident sea turtles. Kat...

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Rehabilitated sea turtle boat release on the bay!

Our first boat release of the year! Please come join us on the bay to send well wishes to our seven rehabilitated green sea turtles who will be returning back into the...

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YappoPalooza is coming to SPI in June!

Sea Turtle, Inc. will be presenting the fifth annual YappoPalooza two day festival and benefit, held on June 19 and 20 on South Padre Island! (The previous four were held in San Marcos, TX.) Friday night will be geared for adults, with live music and...

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