Turtle News

We Remember Mary Mitchell

Posted on Oct 26, 2013

We Remember Mary Mitchell

Today we would like to honor a special volunteer who lost her battle to cancer on Monday. Mary Mitchell was a dedicated sea turtle patroller and facility volunteer for several years. She was an RN and worked at many area hospitals. She most recently worked at South Texas Rehabilitation where she formed many lasting friendships with coworkers and patients. Before her illness, Mary fulfilled her dream of becoming a certified SCUBA diver. This photo of her was taken at Utila, Bay Islands, Honduras during a dive trip.  Staff and volunteers will...

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RecycleLand!

Posted on Oct 25, 2013

RecycleLand!

Come join Sea Turtle, Inc. at South Padre Island's annual RecycleLand!!! This event promotes recycling and allows people on South Padre Island and surrounding communities to turn in items that we aren't able to recycle on a regular basis. Sea Turtle, Inc. will have an educational booth there as well. Stop by and say hello! ...

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Groundbreaking for New Facility!!

Posted on Sep 16, 2013

Groundbreaking for New Facility!!

On Saturday, September 14th, we officially broke ground for our new facility! Thank you to all who came to witness this historic event! As many of you know, we have been making expansion plans for quite a while. We have highly outgrown our current facility which attracts over 90,000 visitors per year (records set this summer) and houses dozens of turtles. Our new facility will be a large education center with a 234 person amphitheater, large tanks for permanent resident sea turtles, a bigger gift shop, a classroom, office space, and updated...

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Rehabilitated Sea Turtle Release

Posted on Sep 15, 2013

Rehabilitated Sea Turtle Release

  Join us on Wednesday, September 18th as we say goodbye to some of our rehabilitated Atlantic green sea turtles! These turtles will be released on a beautiful American Diving sunset cruise/dolphin watch and the public is welcome to attend. The cruise is from 6 to 8pm and tickets are $10 per person. Reservations can be made through American Diving. To make reservations call (956)...

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2013 Annual Celebration

Posted on Aug 30, 2013

2013 Annual Celebration

We're wrapping up the summer season and getting ready to raise funds for the next conservation year and our new plans for Sea Turtle, Inc.'s expansion. Our Annual Celebration will be an evening filled with fun! Leslie Blasing will be singing during the cocktail hour from 6-7 pm, so bring your dancing shoes! We are expecting a surprise international guest, and we will see beautiful paintings from Doolie Rule, our artist in residence. We think she rules! We have been receiving great live and silent auction items from the community! We'll post...

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Jeff Boruff “Sea Turtle” Memorial Fund

Posted on May 25, 2013

Jeff Boruff “Sea Turtle” Memorial Fund

Join a party honoring Jeff "Yappo" Boruff and the volunteerism that has championed a recovering species on the endangered list, Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle. Saturday, June 8, 2013 1 pm - 7 pm Live Music, Food, Raffles, Fun, and Sea Turtle, Inc. will have a  booth selling t-shirts and things Tax-deductible donations can be mailed to: Jeff Boruff “Sea Turtle” Memorial Fund c/o Gladys Porter Zoo, Attn: Dr. Pat Burchfield 500 Ringgold Street, Brownsville, TX 78520 All funds and donations will directly benefit the Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle...

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World Sea Turtle Day

Posted on May 23, 2013

World Sea Turtle Day

May 23, 2013 It's World Sea Turtle Day, and we want to thank all of our visitors for rating us on TripAdvisor. We received a 2013 Excellence award for being in the top 10% of businesses rated on their site! Thank you! Sea Turtle,...

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Sea Turtle Summer Camp 2013

Posted on May 8, 2013

Summer is coming!!! Did you know Sea Turtle, Inc. has a Summer Monday Fun-Day Camp? Sign up for Sea Turtle Summer Camp...

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The Future of Sea Turtle, Inc.

Posted on Jan 5, 2013

The Future of Sea Turtle, Inc.

Sea Turtle, Inc. 's capital campaign is underway!! Through our expansion, we hope to be perceived as a world leader in sea turtle recovery and education and to further contribute to the conservation of sea turtle populations worldwide. Check out the new virtual tour of the vision of Sea Turtle,...

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E-Newsletter December 2012

Posted on Dec 14, 2012

E-Newsletter December 2012

Howdy Sea Turtle, Inc. Fans! Here is a sneak peak at our very first member e-newsletter. As a member of Sea Turtle, Inc. you will receive a membership certificate, annual ID card, 10% off in the Gift shop, a quarterly e-newsletter, access to our new underwater Webcam, and MORE! Check out our membership page for more...

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