Turtle News

SPI Getaway Raffle

Posted on Mar 21, 2017

SPI Getaway Raffle

South Padre Island Getaway   FLY, STAY, DINE & PLAY - Take a chance on a fantastic vacation. Only 500 tickets are being sold for this South Padre Island Getaway! $500.00 Southwest Airlines Voucher, 3 night stay at Schlitterbahn Waterpark & Resort, Seafood Buffet for 4 at Louie's Backyard, Tickets for 4 to Schlitterbahn Waterpark & Resort, and a behind the scenes tour at Sea Turtle, Inc. ALL PROCEEDS GO TO OUR CAPITAL FUND AND WILL BE MATCHED!!! Simply order and we will fill out your tickets for you. Please provide correct...

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February, 2017 e-Newsletter

Posted on Mar 2, 2017

February, 2017 e-Newsletter

Click here to read all the happenings at Sea Turtle, Inc.! Groundbreaking, saying goodbye and hello, and many patient updates!

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January, 2017 e-Newsletter

Posted on Feb 2, 2017

January, 2017 e-Newsletter

Click here to read about our cold stun event, scholarship winners, volunteer corner, and patient updates!

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2016 Scholarship Winners

Posted on Jan 12, 2017

2016 Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to our three outstanding  2016 Scholarship Winners!!!! Amber Halstead, Durham, North Carolina:  Amber is a First Year Masters Student at Duke University, pursuing her  Master of Environmental Management, concentrating on Coastal Environmental Management.  She has interned with the Surfrider Foundation as a legislative intern.  Amber also interned with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.  She volunteered with the Agrinauts in Tallahassee, Florida, developing a STEM curriculum for an accelerated learning school as...

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December, 2016 e-Newsletter

Posted on Jan 5, 2017

December, 2016 e-Newsletter

Click Here to read about all our new patients and staff resolutions! Happy New Year!!!!

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November, 2016 e-Newsletter

Posted on Nov 29, 2016

November, 2016 e-Newsletter

Click here to read our November newsletter. Stories include a feature on our education mission, winter weather preparations, an interview with artist Kay Kocour and monthly patient updates. Well worth the click!!!

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Giving Tuesday

Posted on Nov 3, 2016

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday, like Black Friday and Cyber Monday falls directly after Thanksgiving and was initiated in 2012  as an  event to counter the commercialism of the Christmas season. The money you spend on #givingtuesday does not go toward the purchase of consumer goods, but to support your favorite non-profit. We recognize that you, our main donors, are supporting us all year long. For Giving Tuesday 2016, we are asking you to tell us why you already are a financial supporter of Sea Turtle, Inc. We would love to share your stories with our...

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October, 2016 e-Newsletter

Posted on Nov 1, 2016

October, 2016 e-Newsletter

Click here to read our October newsletter : Feature story focuses on our community partnership in rescuing stranded sea...

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Our official statement on the upcoming Lantern Festival

Posted on Oct 2, 2016

Our official statement on the upcoming Lantern Festival

Sea Turtle, Inc.’s Statement on Lantern Festival Many folks and organizations have asked for our opinion on the South Padre Island Holiday Celebration and Lantern Festival scheduled for December 2, 2016. During this event, hundreds of bio-degradable, illuminated lanterns will be released and will likely float over the Laguna Madre. Rates of decomposition for the various materials within the lantern can be from weeks to months. Although this may create a beautiful image, many are concerned for the wildlife of the Laguna Madre, including sea...

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September, 2016 e-Newsletter

Posted on Sep 29, 2016

September, 2016 e-Newsletter

Click here to read this month's stories featuring a recap of our annual fundraiser, a "trash story" on our nesting beaches, and  informative news concerning our patients and red tide.

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