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4:51 am on Thursday August 23, 2012

Baby loggerhead turtles of Litchfield going viral

Flickr User: USFWS/Southeast Video from last years Litchfield hatchlings on Aug 11, 2011 Photos of baby loggerhead sea turtles hatching and scuttling their way to the Atlantic are all over the Internet this morning.  The photos are of volunteers...
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...
3:24 am on Sunday August 21, 2011

100-pound turtle, Beaufort, sent home

Flickr user briangratwicke Beaufort, a 100-pound loggerhead turtle was put back in the water this month after being saved from Battery Creek in May. Beaufort is doing great and happy to be back in the water. You can read a blog post from the S.C....
7:30 am on Thursday July 7, 2011

Bulls Island Beach Drop to benefit Sewee Association

Bulls IslandCoastal Expeditions is sponsoring a special trip to the North End of Bulls Island with special guest Bob Raynor on July 17th to benefit the Sewee Association. This rarely offered trip brings guests directly to one of the most secluded...
4:28 am on Thursday July 7, 2011

More sea turtle nests along the Grand Strand this year (update: Lights out!)

Flickr user danbodenstein Sea Turtle Smile Update July 7th: As we enter the hatching season, it's important to dim the lights near the beach during the late night hours. Lindsay Milbourne writes for the Weekly Surge about why we need to do this...
12:07 pm on Monday February 14, 2011

Cold weather also tough on sea turtles (update: Frosty the turtle recovering well)

Flickr user briangratwicke Updated February 14: The South Carolina Aquarium's blog has a nice update on Frosty the Turtle, one of the most severely injured turtles being treated by the Sea Turtle Rescue Program as a result of our unusually cold...
2:37 am on Thursday September 24, 2009

Beachfront proposal proves fatal for baby turtles

Image by Flickr user murilocardosoImage by 20090924-turtles.jpg The State reports on a Hilton Head couple whose romantic marriage proposal turned out to be deadly for an an estimated 60 baby sea turtles. In spite of the light restrictions in place...
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