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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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A Huge Thanks to IPPSA!

Posted on May 30, 2014

A Huge Thanks to IPPSA!

In mid-April Jim Jacobsmeyer, Regional Director of Independent Pool & Spa Service Association of Texas a team of 14 very talented IPSSA experts donated over 336 cumulative hours to upgrade Sea Turtle, Inc.'s filtration system. They overhauled the plumbing and installed solar powered heaters, reducing energy use. At STI more than a dozen fiberglass tanks, ranging from 150 to 25,000 gallons, are operated by standard-issue pool pumps and sand filters. Time and corrosive sea water has taken its toll on the equipment. How it began: It all...

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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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Caguama Pachanga

Posted on Apr 29, 2014

Caguama Pachanga

  Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 17, when Feldman's Liquor Presents: Caguama Pachanga and Turtle Ball!! When: Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 6 to 10 p.m. Where: Casa Mariposa Event Venue & Guesthouse 114 W.Corral, South Padre Island, Texas 78597     Join us for a rum, wine, and beer tasting, plus live music and good food for a great cause! The celebration will be held at Casa Mariposa on South Padre Island. Dance to the sounds of Revv’d Up and Klassic Katz. Food provided by Toscafino Restaurant and Collections Catering....

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Allison has her very own webcam!

Posted on Apr 28, 2014

Allison has her very own webcam!

Now, see what Allison is up to, live! Thanks to South Padre Live Cams, we now have a dedicated webcam over Allison's tank....

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Oil and Water

Posted on Apr 28, 2014

Oil and Water

By Gladys Delgadillo, 2014 Intern It’s true what they say about oil and water; they make for a really poor couple! Unfortunately, the Gulf of Mexico saw oil and water mix again on March 22nd, when a collision resulted in 168,000 gallons of oil spilled into Galveston’s bay. Oil from the spill travelled south, becoming more concentrated as it moved. Oil washed ashore on North Padre Island, and remnants are thought to still be moving south. Unfortunately, the location of the affected area, from the shores of Galveston to Padre Island, TX, is...

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E-Newsletter April 2014

Posted on Apr 15, 2014

E-Newsletter April 2014

Our newsletter is back! Keep an eye out each month for a new installment. Click on the link below to view this month's edition. April 2014 Turtle...

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Facility Closing for Maintenance

Posted on Apr 7, 2014

Facility Closing for Maintenance

  The Independent Pool & Spa Association (IPPSA) is generously donating their time, service & expertise to Sea Turtle, Inc. by updating our filtration systems. This is a HUGE and much needed project to help our facility serve a growing number of sick & injured sea turtles. Due to the magnitude of this project, the facility will be closed to the public on the following days: Wednesday, April 9th Thursday, April 10th Friday, April 11th       We expect to be open for our regular schedule by Saturday, April 12th....

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Sea Turtle Nesting Patrol Training

Posted on Mar 18, 2014

SEA TURTLE NESTING PATROL TRAINING!  Federal training will be held on FRIDAY MARCH 21st at the South Padre Island Convention Center. Please e-mail Kat: kat.lillie@nullseaturtleinc.org to sign up! 9am-12pm: session for BOTH foot patrol and ATV patrol 1pm-3pm: additional session for ATV patrol only (ATV patrollers MUST attend both sessions, foot patrol only needs to come to the AM)...

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