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Posted on Jul 18, 2014

Shop Now!

  Welcome to our e-shop! Your purchase directly supports our work in sea turtle and ocean conservation. Orders are processed and shipped every Thursday CLICK HERE TO SHOP NOW!...

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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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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

Click on May 2014 Newsletter to see this month's...

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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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