Turtle News

Help Sea Turtles With Safe Fishing Practices

Posted on Jul 19, 2014

Help Sea Turtles With Safe Fishing Practices

A leading cause of death or injury to sea turtles is discarded fishing line and fishing hooks. Here are a few ways to help sea turtles when fishing. • PREVENT the EVENT. DO NOT cast your line where sea turtles are seen surfacing to breathe. • If you hook or entangle a turtle on your line: GENTLY bring turtle close to you, use dip net or firmly hold front flippers and shell to safely lift out of water. Lift from the shell, not the flippers. • DO cut line close to hook and remove line that has become entangled around turtle. AVOID turtle’s...

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July 2014 E-Newsletter

Posted on Jul 18, 2014

July 2014 E-Newsletter

    Check out this month's edition! Discover all the happenings around Sea Turtle, Inc. Enjoy!! July 2014 Turtle...

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"Flipping of the Switch" Green Mountain Energy solar-powered amber street light dedication ceremony at Sea Turtle, Inc.!

Posted on Jul 18, 2014

"Flipping of the Switch" Green Mountain Energy solar-powered amber street light dedication ceremony at Sea Turtle, Inc.!

      Please click on the link below to read all about the event that took place at Sea Turtle, Inc. on Friday, July 11. https://www.greenmountainenergy.com/2014/07/sea-new-solar-powered-amber-street-lights-sea-turtle-inc/  ...

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How to attend a hatchling release

Posted on Jul 2, 2014

How to attend a hatchling release

Hatchling info! We have been receiving tons of questions about the hatchlings and releases. Here is some information about public hatchling releases: The nests are in a protected corral, and our staff is monitoring their progress as they hatch. At the moment we have one nest that is in the process of emerging out of their shells and one that is in the process of "pipping" which means they are just starting to poke through the egg shell. Hatching is a slower process than one might think, and it can take several days before they are ready to...

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Caguama Pachanga and Turtle Ball a success!

Posted on Jul 2, 2014

Caguama Pachanga and Turtle Ball a success!

    By Teresa Shumaker, Sea Turtle Inc. A few months ago Lionel Hurtado, with Feldman's Spirits and Fine Wines, approached Sea Turtle, Inc. with the idea for a big gala in STI’s honor, with the proceeds going to our nonprofit. As time marched on, and we heard more about the event as it came together, the more excited we became. We couldn’t wait to see the event with our own eyes. There were caterers providing food, beverage vendors providing drinks, items being donated for the silent action – a masterfully arranged party. After all was...

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The New Allison Stuffie!

Posted on Jun 27, 2014

The New Allison Stuffie!

Great News! Our famous gal, Allison, the one flippered Atlantic Green sea turtle now has her very own stuffed animal!!! She has been completely customized. Her three missing flippers are detachable, as well as her prosthesis. She even has our STI logo sewn onto her belly!!! We are all very excited about this, and now EVERYONE can have their very own Allison at home with them!Click here to go to the Gift Shop. She costs $21.95, plus tax. Grab your very own Allison today!!                    ...

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E-Newsletter June 2014

Posted on Jun 15, 2014

E-Newsletter June 2014

Click on June 2014 to view this month's e-Newsletter.   There was a miscalculation on the estimated hatchling dates print in the newsletter. Here are the correct estimations: Nest 1 — June 29 to July 5 Nest 2&3 — July 1 to 7 Nest 4 to 7 — July 4 to 8 Nest 8 — July 9 to 13 Nest 9 — July 13 to 18 Nests 10 thru 14 — July 22 to 27 Nest 15 & 16 — July 23 to 28 Nest 17 & 18 — July 24 to 28 Nest 19 — July 25 to...

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Enzo

Posted on May 20, 2014

Enzo

Stranded April Enzo was found upside down in a large pile of Sargassum seaweed. He had no physical injuries. He is currently in ICU awaiting a blood test to determine if he is able to be released. Update: Enzo is eating well and has been cleared for release   Released 5/19/2014

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E-Newsletter May 2014

Posted on May 15, 2014

E-Newsletter May 2014

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Camp Registration

Posted on May 1, 2014

Camp Registration

Summer Camp dates are full for 2014.

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