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Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center
Submitted by Katie Harden on Mon, 08/29/2011 - 4:26pm.READ MORE:
When you think of Topsail Island, you just might think of sea turtles. While humans on the island continue to clean up in the wake of Hurricane Irene, there's concern about the turtles that have been waiting to hatch on the island. Full story...
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 08/02/2011 - 4:06pm.READ MORE:
Topsail Beach has been busy this summer, and not just with tourists. Sea turtles have been making their way to the beach to lay their eggs, but now the are facing some hardships. The hatchlings must first survive their incubation period, which is sometimes compromised by natural predators, like foxes and coyotes, who love a tasty snack. Full story...
Submitted by Katie Harden on Wed, 06/01/2011 - 11:50pm.READ MORE:
It was an exciting morning at Topsail Beach where hundreds of people gathered to say goodbye to some of the area’s most cherished visitors. Full story...
Submitted by Asha Dave on Wed, 12/08/2010 - 4:43pm.READ MORE:
Just as the cold has been affecting many of us this season, it's also effecting the turtle populations off the coast of North Carolina. The Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center at Topsail Island has heaters and blankets for sea turtles that have been cold-stunned. Full story...
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Wed, 06/02/2010 - 4:40pm.READ MORE:
The 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. Full story...
Submitted by Hailey Winslow on Tue, 05/18/2010 - 4:50pm.READ MORE:
Wildlife investigators say someone tortured and killed a rare sea turtle. Now they're offering a $10,000 reward to anyone with information. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/17/2010 - 11:11am.READ MORE:
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/16/2009 - 5:50pm.READ MORE:
Exactly one month ago, nine rehabilitated sea turtles were released back into the Atlantic. Sennet, the loggerhead, has a satellite tracking device on his back. We can go online to see where he's been swimming and what he's been up to these last four weeks. Full story...