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5:48 pm on Tuesday September 2, 2014

Three sea turtles to be released friday at Folly Beach

Atalaya, Blu, and Trawler have all recovered and are heading home. You'd be hard pressed to find a sweeter and more family-friendly event.
9:17 am on Monday October 29, 2012

Turtle nesting in S.C. continues to impress; New endangered species license plate launched

Flickr user chick_pea_pie A warning sign at a Pawleys Island nest near Myrtle Beach. As the 2012 sea turtle nesting comes to end, the totals are coming in and some 4,064 sea turtle nests were laid this season on monitored beaches — that's up once...
7:55 am on Monday October 29, 2012

Turtle nesting in S.C. continues to impress; new endangered species license plate launched

Flickr user chick_pea_pie A warning sign at a Pawleys Island nest near Myrtle Beach. As the 2012 sea turtle nesting season comes to end, the totals are coming in and 4,599 sea turtle nests were laid this season on monitored beaches — that's up once...
7:01 am on Monday October 29, 2012

Turtle nesting in S.C. continues to impress; New endangered species license plate launched

Image by Flickr user chick_pea_pie A warning sign at a Pawleys Island nest near Myrtle Beach.As the 2012 sea turtle nesting comes to end, the totals are coming in and some 4,064 sea turtle nests were laid this season on monitored beaches — that's up...
12:14 pm on Wednesday September 19, 2012

Endangered sea turtle hooked off Myrtle Beach State Park pier; transported (Update: Release!)

Update September 18, 2012: The Kemp's Ridley sea turtle caught off the Myrtle Beach State Park pier was set to be released back into the Atlantic today. You can check out recent pictures of "Hook" and two of her rehabilitated friends who will be...
2:41 am on Friday August 17, 2012

Two turtles returned to the sea (Update: Photos)

Image by S.C. Aquarium Update: The two turtles were returned to their watery home yesterday, and if you wanted to make it but couldn't, the S.C. Aquarium has loads of photos for you; see them on Facebook. The S.C. Aquarium Sea Turtle Hospital will...
3:58 am on Sunday July 29, 2012

Watch baby sea turtles crawl from their sea island nest

Sea turtles, they hatch from their sandy nests and make the short yet oh-so perilous guided-by-starlight crawl into the ocean waves. The S.C. Department of Natural Resources shares a video of 16 campers from Camp Wildwood whot set out at dusk on...
2:40 am on Monday June 11, 2012

Lights land loggerhead in Hilton Head pool

Flickr user John from Canberra A 250-pound loggerhead turtle went astray and wound up in the pool of a Hilton Head Island home, and stayed there until rescuers could help the turtle back out. The Island Packet has a report; read it here. Lights...
7:58 am on Tuesday May 29, 2012

Celebrate National Trails Day at MBSP looking for sea turtle activity

S.C.U.T.E. on Facebook On Saturday, June 2, 2012, the Myrtle Beach State Park will celebration National Trails Day with a trek on the beach at sunrise, looking for signs of sea turtle nesting activity. The program is free with park admission and...
12:56 am on Wednesday March 28, 2012

Visit the Sea Turtle Hospital on World Turtle Day

Image by Flickr user fredsharples Turtles are terrific! Celebrate this special day (Saturday, May 19) for turtles at the South Carolina Aquarium for fun with the whole family; take one of the four tours of the Sea Turtle Hospital available...

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