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Submitted by Alexa Block on Thu, 03/05/2015 - 11:41pm.READ MORE:
It’s back to the sea for five Kemp's Ridley sea turtles in Kure Beach that were rescued near Cape Cod this past fall. The sea turtles are heading to Florida to be released. Full story...
Submitted by Helen Holt on Tue, 09/09/2014 - 6:10pm.READ MORE:
Topsail Island hosted a cheering crowd and some happy turtles! Hundreds of folks gathered this afternoon to see 8 sea turtles make their journey back to the ocean. Full story...
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Mon, 09/08/2014 - 7:59pm.READ MORE:
The number of sea turtle nests along the North Carolina coast has dropped sharply after four years of increases. The StarNews reports that the number of turtle nests fell 58 percent this year, compared with 2013. Matthew Godfrey with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission said the numbers this year are about 30 percent below average. Full story...
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Tue, 08/12/2014 - 6:15pm.READ MORE:
Carolina Beach is taking the lead on an environmental effort to "rise above plastic." Town council will discuss a possible ordinance against plastic bags tonight. After decades of public education, the Cape Fear Surf Rider Foundation says it's time for action. Full story...
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Wed, 08/06/2014 - 6:00pm.READ MORE:
Commercial fishing groups filed a lawsuit this week because they want regulations for sea turtle protection applied to all fishermen, even folks just out for some fun for the day. Full story...
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Wed, 06/04/2014 - 10:36pm.READ MORE:
More than a dozen sea turtles have made their way back home this week. After months of rehabilitation, all the turtles at the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital get to go home. Full story...
Submitted by IE on Thu, 11/07/2013 - 6:10pm.READ MORE:
Sick 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. Full story...
Submitted by on Mon, 09/23/2013 - 11:53pm.READ MORE:
Sisters Kim and Karen Hartnett happened upon some sea turtles that had just hatched and were waddling their way to the ocean. Full story...
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Tue, 09/10/2013 - 9:33pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Mon, 09/09/2013 - 11:19pm.READ MORE:
A meeting about the future of Loggerhead turtles on North Carolina beaches brought dozens out of their shell onto the campus of UNC-Wilmington. Full story...