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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$1.3 M in Matching Funds

By Teresa Shumaker From now until March 2017 a generous benefactor will match all contributions to Sea Turtle, Inc.’s Capital Campaign — up to $1.5 million! This matching donation has enabled to undertake the entire project at once, instead of...

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Hatchling Season Has Begun!

  Story by Teresa Shumaker, Photos by Jim Lowenstein. The first nests of the 2015 season hatched and were released this week. Five nests in total have hatched, with more on their way soon! On Monday, June 22, about 70 turtle fans attended the first...

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First Island YappoPalooza an Initial Success!

After working hard for several months, STI staff members are pretty thrilled about how well the YappoPalooza Festival and Benefit went over Father’s Day weekend. This was the first time Sea Turtle, Inc. hosted the fifth annual event. Previously,...

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Public Comment Now Open on Deepwater Horizon Proposed Restoration Projects

By Teresa Shumaker Five years after the detrimental BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, restoration retribution is near. Deepwater Horizon Trustees are now accepting public comments until Friday, June 19, 2015, on “The Draft Phase IV Early Restoration...

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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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Our Underwater Camera is Back!!

Our members-only underwater camera has been repaired!! Thank you for being patient while these important repairs were being made. The great folks at South Padre Live Cams have fixed it and it is running as good as new! Please click here to see the...

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