Jean Beasley
New Sea Turtle Hospital up and running
Submitted by IE on Thu, 11/07/2013 - 5:10pm.

videoSick and injured sea turtles now have a new and improved hospital in Surf City. The new Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital offers more space, an updated filtration system and other amenities the old facility on topsail island did not have room for.

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More sea turtles released back into wild
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Tue, 09/10/2013 - 8:33pm.

Six sea turtles are back home now. Tuesday afternoon, workers with the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center released the animals back into the wild.

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Jean Beasley wins Ocean Hero Award
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/31/2013 - 10:02am.

The woman who founded a hospital for sea turtles in Pender County has won another award for her dedication. Jean Beasley has been named the winner of the 2013 Ocean Hero Award by the environmental group Oceana.

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Time running out to vote Beasley for Ocean Hero Award
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/18/2013 - 11:30am.

There are only a few more days left to vote for a Pender County woman who has devoted her life to helping sea turtles to receive a national honor. Jean Beasley is one of six adult finalists for Oceana's Ocean Hero Awards.

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Sea Turtle hospital moving to new facility
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Tue, 07/09/2013 - 5:22pm.

video For 16 years it’s been a sanctuary for our four-finned friends and now the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital is getting ready for its biggest release yet.

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28 sea turtles head back to ocean after treatment
Submitted by Jayne Dees on Wed, 06/05/2013 - 3:04pm.

video It's an annual rite of summer for the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center. Volunteers loaded up once-injured sea turtles and headed for the beach, where cheering fans greeted the reptiles to watch them hit the water.

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Sea turtle recovers after trip to Raleigh for special surgery
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 07/20/2012 - 3:30pm.

video Summer is in full swing, and that means it's busy season at the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital in Topsail Beach. The facility is full of turtles in need of help. And one in particular just got some special attention. We told you yesterday about an injured sea turtle taken to Raleigh for surgery. Today, we stopped by the hospital to check on patient.

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Temperatures shocking sea turtles along coast
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 01/05/2012 - 10:19pm.

video The ever-changing temperatures continue to take their toll on the sea turtles off the coast of North Carolina. Twelve green sea turtles have died already this winter because of the changing cold temperatures.

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Gulf oil a concern as rehabbed turtles go back to wild
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Wed, 06/02/2010 - 3:40pm.

videoThe Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital released 15 turtles back into the wild this even at a time where an ongoing oil spill leaves an uncertain future for their kind.

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Rare sea turtle washes up dead on NC beach
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/17/2010 - 10:11am.

A wildlife expert says a rare sea turtle that was found tied up and dead on a North Carolina beach may have been intentionally dragged behind a boat.

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