Welcome back to another school year with Sea Turtle Exploration. Over the summer, our sea turtle hatchlings turned into yearlings. They have continued to grow with the supervision of staff and veterinarian care. Soon, they will be released into the ocean and our new sea turtle hatchlings born from this ...
Tag: Bald Head Island
September 8, 2016Casey Radley
Nesting season is coming to a close, but not without record nesting numbers! Take a look at last summer’s nests compared with this past summer’s nests on the beaches near the Aquarium: In fact, Fort Fisher had 33 more nests than its previous high record back in 2012. High sea turtle ...
October 1, 2015Casey Radley
Summer is around the corner. Sea turtles are already coming ashore to lay nests. You can keep track of how many nests are laid in your area using Seaturtle.org's nesting data base. Here are links to current nests near the Aquarium: Carolina Beach: 1 nest Kure Beach: 2 nests Fort Fisher: 8 nests Bald Head: ...
June 4, 2015Megan
This week we are meeting Alyssa to learn about caring for sea turtles in the wild. Hi there! My name is Alyssa and I am a Park Ranger at Fort Fisher State Recreation Area. I’m not originally from North Carolina. I moved here from Pennsylvania about 4 years ago for an ...
February 26, 2015Megan