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.

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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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Hope for Our Oceans

By Megan Chilcutt and Teresa Shumaker  Trash is a huge threat to sea turtles and sadly, our oceans are filled with it. Plastic bags and other debri look similar to food, which means they often make the mistake and eat the trash. Sea turtles have fleshy...

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Sea turtle release in February!

by Megan Chilcutt The weather and water temperature finally warmed up enough to release 19 sea turtles back into the Gulf of Mexico on February 15th. The turtles were a combination of rehabilitated turtles from various injuries and cold stunned turtles...

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Respeta Tu Playa and Sea Turtle, Inc. host encore beach cleanup in preparation and celebration of upcoming nesting season!

  Dear Friend of the Beach, Thank you for your support in helping Sea Turtle, Inc. and Respeta Tu Playa Group in their efforts to clean several miles of the county beach on January 17, 2015. The "end of the road" clean up resulted in 6 truck loads...

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We dream of darker skies

Construction workers move the last of the solar lights into place on a foggy June day, 2014. Teresa Shumaker photos. By Teresa Shumaker Last July we unveiled our new solar amber lights on Turtle Drive, purchased with a $30,000 grant from Green Mountain...

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