Turtle Rescue News for January 06 2018

Sea Turtles: The Kids’ Times – Office of Protected …

Sea turtles have roamed Earth’s oceans and seas for millions of years! The first sea turtles were on Earth nearly 150 million years ago! Six species of sea turtles in …
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Ornate Box Turtle Population Recovery in Illinois …

Giving an Illinois Turtle a Good Head Start The ornate box turtle (Terrapene ornata) is protected in six Midwestern states, including Illinois, where this …
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Workers rescue frozen sea turtles from Florida bays

With St. Joe Bay a mere 40 degrees, it was difficult to keep track of the torrent of frozen turtles being rescued from by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and United States Geological Service workers and volunteers. A cold-blooded reptile, sea turtles can’t regulate their own body temperature. So when water temperatures in the bays drop to about 50 degrees, as they have in the current cold snap across Northwest Florida, the turtles aren’t able to fend for themselves. By the end of the week, Gulf World is expecting to receive nearly 300 cold stunned turtles from the waters. FWC is also setting up mobile aquatic sea turtle holding units on the east coast for an anticipated cold stunning event in the next fews days in the Mosquito Lagoon area. It’s one of the largest cold stun event since January 2010, when nearly 3,000 turtles were impacted. The frontlines of the event are FWC and USGS workers, who are actively looking for cold stunned turtles, which typically are found floating at the surface, by boat and walking the bays. “You dress like you would for any cold weather event in lots of layers and bring some hot cocoa,” said FWC sea turtle biologist Karrie Minch on the process. The smaller turtles, such as green turtles, are typically the first to be impacted, Minch said, but as the cold weather persists more and more turtles will suffer from the chill. Green turtles, Kemp Ridleys and loggerheads have all been picked up. When staff spots a turtle, they can usually paddle right up to them, as the turtles are often lethargic and too cold to move. Gulf World, one of a few facilities in Florida capable of handling a large influx of turtles, turns into a triage. Exhibit spaces are closed to the public to create a makeshift hospital of kiddie pools for the new turtles. Most turtles are expected to return to the sea next week, according to Albrittian, but that could change depending on the weather.
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Turtle Rescue News for January 05 2018

Save the Dwindling Leatherback Sea Turtle Population …

Save the Dwindling Leatherback Sea Turtle Population! Commercial fishing, habitat erosion, and harvesting of leatherback eggs are the primary reasons the leatherback …
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Firefighters rescue cat and turtle from burning Forest …

Firefighters rescue cat and turtle from burning Forest Grove home . … Crews rescued a turtle and a cat from the burning home.
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Turtle Rescue News for January 04 2018

worcester animal rescue league Turtleboy

Turtleboy Sports was founded by a small group of bloggers in December of 2013. It was initially supposed to be about sports but quickly transformed into much more. We found out that what the people have been yearning for is a media outlet that isn’t afraid to cover hard-hitting stories that the mainstream media shies away from.
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Turtle Rescue and Rehab

Unfortunately it is also one of the world’s ‘hot spots’ for ghost nets. This results in many turtles,, becoming entangled in the nets and in most cases dying as a consequence. The rangers, during their beach patrols, attempt to rescue and in some cases rehabilitate as many as they can.
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Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation, Inc.

Our Mission: To rescue, rehabilitate, and release native wildlife and to provide sanctuary, individualized care, and a voice for other animals in need.
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Turtle Rescue News for January 03 2018

Marine Turtle Research Group

The 2016 nesting season has begun and it is shaping up to be the year of the leatherbacks. We’ve counted almost 40 leatherback nests including a couple from our long-time favorite “China Girl” who is back for her 22nd season on the Archie Carr NWR. We were also surprised and amazed this week when we caught a petite leatherback in the Indian River Lagoon as part of our permitted, and long-term field work. In the 35+ year history of lagoon fieldwork, UCF Marine Turtle Research Group has only encountered one other leatherback. Photo by K. Mansfield, taken as part of our permitted research activities.
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Turtle Species

Turtle Species, there are hundreds of different types of turtles. At the moment we have 30 different turtle species on this page. Click on each one to get further information on caring for your turtle. If you have any pictures or suggestions, please let us know so we can continue to improve our knowledge base and site resource for turtle owners everywhere. If you want you’re a big fan of Turtles and Tortoises, there’s a great Turtle poster for sale here!
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Beloved Rescue Leaf Turtle Died Sunday

Malibu-based nonprofit American Tortoise Rescue announced sad news this week, reporting that beloved rescue turtle Ruby 3 had died. Ruby 3, a rescued leaf turtle, died on Sunday, Nov. 12. Ruby was the third in a family of rescued leaf turtles, including Ruby 1 and 2, according to Malibu’s American Tortoise Rescue. Ruby 1 and 2 resided at the sanctuary for over 20 years.
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Turtle Rescue News for January 02 2018

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Whether searching for information, looking at some of our recent or major incidents, or just surfing for interesting sites I hope you find our location of value and interest. The Town of Turtle Fire Department is made up of a group of dedicated and talented volunteer firefighters providing services to the citizens and visitors to our community. We operate a fleet of six apparatus to serve the needs of our community and to provide support to our neighbors. Our core operating philosophy is: We are an asset of our community, an asset that our citizens invest in every year through their tax dollars. An investment on which they hope never to take a return on but, if they do need our services, we will be there for them in any way that we can. Our Department’s goal is to deliver our service in a safe, timely and well trained fashion. We strive to respond anywhere in our 42 square mile response area with the depth and knowledge needed to safely deal with whatever situation presents itself. In cooperation neighboring departments, we are also part of an automatic aid response program that has added vital depth to every full structure response in our communitie. I hope you find the information on our web site valuable, interesting and helpful.
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reptilia reptile rescue

Due to the complex needs of reptiles many are being kept in unsuitable conditions which may lead to lack of nutrition and basic needs sometimes due to lack of knowledge or neglect. At Reptilia we offer a reptile workshop which aims to cover the basic requirements which is needed to give reptiles everyday care they require. The recent trend to breed reptiles has also seen a growing number of unnecessarily bred bearded dragons and corn snakes to the point where the breeders are willing to give animals away just to move them on. This gives temptation for new keepers to take on a free pet just because its free. We offer a free advice service by phone, facebook and email, helping with the welfare and care of all reptiles. We are also open 7 days a week for aftercare service. All animals that are ready for rehoming after being assessed and rehabilitated at Reptilia will be advertised in our shop and also on our facebook page. We also take in reptiles that the owners can no longer care for. Any reptiles accepted apart from those which require a DWA license.
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Turtle Rescue News for January 01 2018

5401 E Martin Luther King Blvd, Austin, TX

Sometimes stereotypes about animal people loving animals because they hate people aren’t just stereotypes, they are reality. Austin is lucky to have this organization of caring wildlife rehabbers and visiting veterinarians to take animals to. I’m so happy that Austin Wildlife Rescue has undertaken the difficult and harrowing task of receiving, caring for, and when possible saving injured or otherwise helpless wild animals that require care. Great people, performing amazing charitable work, protecting animals and helping a community. Pulling onto the property you can easily see that this is a great sanctuary for healing, recovery, and adaptation for many types of animals by the thick shaded overhead cover, distance from the traffic noise on MLK, and the serene feeling that the workers provide. I am not aware of how many animals they take in, but I do see that they need volunteers, and money or donations to help them care for deer, birds, rabbits, and all other animals that you may find in the Central Texas Area. So if you should find the need to have a wild animal cared for, and you have it in your heart to rescue them. As a side note* I placed a phone call on the previous night and left a voice mail…. well they DID return the call to ensure I was attended to, the animal taken care of, and not assume that I was “That guy” who brought in the turtle on the same day. Wait, what? After calling 311, we got ready to head out to Austin Wildlife Rescue. Having never needed to bring in an animal or call about a wounded animal before, I was not sure if they’d deal with these animals or if they dealt only with bigger wildlife. While the service is free, they need all the donations they can get since medical supplies ain’t free so if you bring them an animal try to give what you can. Unlike Animal Control for strays dogs and cats and annoying neighbors’ roosters, Wildlife Rescue was extremely helpful, and we were at their facility within the hour.
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National Mexican Turtle Center

In the face of the imminent extinction of the diversity of turtle species, the Mexican government called for the creation of the National Mexican Turtle Center in September of 1991. All varieties of sea turtle that live in coastal waters of Mexico are on exhibit. There are 6 species of fresh water turtles and 2 species of land turtles. Biologists, veterinarians, and research groups study turtle behavior, diet, and monitor the quality of water in the tanks to gain insight into the problem of the protection of the species. Specific objectives are: 1) To distribute information regarding conservation and legislation for turtle protection, 2) to conduct scientific and technological research for turtle management, development, and conservation, 3) to promote the ecological tourism concept in the region, and 4) to support the community growth and development in the region. The Turtle Center has started an agriforestry project and a chicken farm to help provide locals with alternatives to turtle harvesting. Turtles of the Oaxacan Coast English Spanish Latin Description green turtle tortuga verdeblanca Chelonia mydas sea turtle, 3 to 4 feet long, weighing 100 to 200 pounds, vegetarian. Photo hawksbill tortuga carey Eretmochelysimbricata sea turtle, 3 to 4 feet long, weighing 30 to 100 pounds, usually brown with shingle-like overlapping scales, omnivorous. Leatherback tortuga laud, de altura, machincuepo Dermochelyscoriacea sea turtle, 7 to 8 feet long, weighing almost a ton, world’s largest turtle. Playa Escobilla is the main breeding ground for the Olive Ridley or Golfina turtle. The Turtle Center maintains a research facility on Playa Escobilla. As a result of the preoccupation of government forces at Huatulco with searching for the rebels involved in the August 1996 attack on Huatulco, their previous duties of guarding Escobilla beach where the Golfina, an endangered sea turtle, lays its eggs were abandoned.
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National Marine Life Center

For $35, you can symbolically adopt a patient at the National Marine Life Center! The list of available adoptees is below. A personalized adoption certificate; An 8 1/2″ x 11″ profile with photo of your chosen animal; A 10″ plush seal or turtle toy; and. It’s a $85 value for only $35! Best of all, your adoption donation will help provide the food, medicine, supplies, and care your animal needs to get well and be released back into the ocean. Naming Sponsorship!Want to help more? Naming Sponsorships are available for many of the turtles. Your $500 naming sponsorship pays for even more of the food, medicine, supplies, equipment, electricity, and professional care that each turtle needs to recover. Each sponsorship comes with all the benefits of a regular symbolic adoption PLUS the opportunity to NAME the turtle you choose, a “Behind-the-Scenes” Tour for up to eight people, and an “Animal Caretaker” Experience for up to two people. Please use the “Special Instructions” or “Instructions to Merchant” section to indicate to whom you want the Adoption Certificate addressed, and, if desired, a gift message. Otherwise, we will assume the person ordering the package is the person who should be named on the certificate. Please use the “Shipping Address” to indicate to whom the package should be mailed. Please note you can avoid any shipping charges by stopping by the National Marine Life Center at 120 Main Street, Buzzards Bay, to purchase your Adoption Package in person. Please call first before you stop by to make sure someone is available in the office, as we otherwise may be in with the animals. Please use the “Special Instructions” section to indicate to whom you want the Adoption Certificate addressed, and, if desired, a gift message.
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Turtle Rescue News for December 31 2017

A sea turtle late-term nest collection and hatchling release plan specifically developed for the response to the Deepwater Horizon/BP oil spill is being implemented to provide the best possible protection for sea turtle hatchlings from nests in Alabama and the Florida panhandle. The transparent lids allow nest activity monitoring without constantly having to lift lids and disturbing hatchling activity, as well as make predator access more difficult. The most frequently mentioned option in e-mails, blogs and letters to the editor is caging of the nests and collection of the hatchlings as they emerge. Although the marking of hatchlings would offer the potential to recapture at least some of the turtles at a later date to determine their fate, the anticipated low rate of recaptures would not allow for a statistically meaningful assessment of survival or evaluation of whether the nest translocation effort was successful. Most nests are made by loggerhead sea turtles; however, a few Kemp’s ridley and green turtle nests have also been documented in 2010. In 2010, approximately 50,000 hatchlings are anticipated to be produced from northern Gulf sea turtle nests. Q: How do you know which nests to relocate? A: Trained and permitted sea turtle nest surveyors are conducting nesting activity surveys and monitoring the nests daily. Translocating these nests will give the greatest number of hatchlings the best opportunity to survive and contribute to the ongoing recovery of their species. Q: Are you going to develop and implement similar plans for nesting beaches along Florida’s southwest coast? If not, why? A: This plan applies to nests deposited on northwest Florida and Alabama beaches during the 2010 nesting season only. On southwest Florida beaches are part of a larger subpopulation that also nests on Florida’s Atlantic Coast beaches and the likelihood that all or a significant portion of the 2010 cohort of this nesting subpopulation would be lost is highly improbable. Q: Considering the recent success in temporary capping of the well and a possible permanent solution to be executed in the near future, is there any consideration of ceasing the translocation of nests from the northern Gulf coast to Florida’s east coast? A: We are cautiously optimistic with the response success in stemming the flow of oil into the Gulf, and will continue monitoring the situation, and should things change we are prepared to consider additional options, including but not limited to allowing hatchlings in some areas to emerge naturally. Based on what is known to date regarding the projected path of the oil spill and our understanding of movement of hatchlings emerging from nests laid on southwest Florida beaches, we believe the threat to hatchlings emerging from nests along this coastline is not likely to result in loss of the entire 2010 hatchling cohort.
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Skipper recalls sea rescue of Iranian fishermen, sea turtle

An escort to the Navy carrier Nimitz, the guided-missile destroyer Howard’s return home to San Diego on Tuesday was overshadowed by the larger flotilla, which popped into port on the way north to Washington. In October, the destroyer saved a sea turtle and, eight days later, responded to a pirate attack on another vessel. In an interview conducted by email as the Howard sailed into San Diego, the destroyer’s skipper, Cmdr. Ryan B. Billington, updated The San Diego Union-Tribune. “On October 16, 2017, one of our embarked MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopters from the ‘Wolf Pack’ of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 75, was conducting routine operations in the Arabian Gulf when they spotted what appeared to be a small, un-flagged, partially submerged fishing skiff with no personnel onboard,” Billington wrote. “Upon further inspection, they found not only was the small craft sinking due to damage to its hull, it also had a large sea turtle entangled in lines left aboard. We reported the small craft and turtle to our commander and had the mutual understanding that the skiff represented a hazard to both safety of navigation and the environment.” “We were then tasked to free the sea turtle and sink the small craft so that it would not pose further threat to other vessels or wildlife in its vicinity. We launched one of our Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats to cut away the lines and free the sea turtle. Once safely away from the area, we utilizing our crew served weapons to sink the vessel completely.” An Oct. 24 distress call from a fishing boat was placed to the Iranian coast guard was relayed to U.S. Naval Forces Central Command in Bahrain and then to the Howard. A crew of pirates had attacked an Iranian vessel south of Socotra, Yemen. A “Wolf Pack” helicopter located it and the destroyer’s boarding party gave the Iranians food and water, made repairs and rendered medical aid to three mariners, wrote Billington, 40, of Rhode Island. With the Howard’s 314 crewmembers and deployed “Wolf Pack” team back home, in February the destroyer is slated to undergo 15 months of upgrades to its communications equipment and the combat, engineering and mechanical systems. CAPTION. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Tuesday current policy regarding transgender personnel serving in the military would remain in place until he advises President Donald Trump on how to implement his directive on a transgender ban. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Tuesday current policy regarding transgender personnel serving in the military would remain in place until he advises President Donald Trump on how to implement his directive on a transgender ban.
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turtle « Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey

Last week on July 15th, Governor Chris Christie signed a bill into law effectively making it illegal to hunt or harvest diamond terrapin, a species native to New Jersey’s coastal salt marshes. Now legally considered a non-game indigenous species, the terrapin will be subject to all laws and regulations as stated in the Endangered and Nongame Species Conservation Act. Since 2009, Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey has worked diligently alongside our partners to conserve, research and raise awareness for the plight of the diamond terrapin. The Great Bay Terrapin Project aims to reduce the number of deaths and simultaneously educated the public on the importance of conserving this vital species. Out of all the threats the terrapin face, including habitat loss, ghost crab traps, and accidental deaths, harvesting of the terrapin has increased in a number of areas around the state as the demand for terrapin and terrapin meat grows in overseas markets. Up until this new legislation, the diamondback terrapin could be legally harvested in New Jersey during the permitted hunting season. All that was required was that the terrapin be caught by hand. An incident in 2014 that resulted in the harvesting of near 3,500 terrapins only reaffirmed that something more needed to be done. For the past two years, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection commissioner Bob Martin signed an administrative order ending the harvesting season early. The culmination of these incidents, along with years of monitoring and studying the terrapin and the ongoing threats they face supported the concerns brought forward in the legislation to Governor Chris Christie. We have never been able to fully grasp the status of the terrapin population here in New Jersey, but this legislation opens up new opportunities and renewed hope, to those of us not only at CWF but our partners around the state. We hope that this new law will deter those who wish to harvest the terrapin illegally, and that those who do and are caught will be prosecuted.
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Turtle Rescue News for December 30 2017

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Columbia County deputies deploy turtle rescue unit to save …

The ‘Turtle Rescue Unit’ or TRU was out in full force on Tuesday when they spotted Gus, an African Tortoise, wandering near the area of Belair Road.
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Turtopia : Rescue,Rehab,Rehome

Turtopia is a new turtle rescue operation serving Austin and central Texas as a participating member of Turtle Homes, we accept turtles and tortoises for …
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Turtle Rescue News for December 29 2017

Emergency Wildlife Rescue Contacts | New Smyrna Beach, FL …

Wildlife Rescue – Contacts; Emergency Wildlife Rescue Contacts … Volusia County Environmental Management Sea Turtle and Manatee Programs . Notify Me.
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Turtle Talk Rescue Inc. | Boise, ID – FindTheCompany

Turtle Talk Rescue Inc.’s exempt organization status was revoked by the IRS on May 15, 2011. Find contact information, program details, IRS financials and more.
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Turtles – Georgia Eastern Box Turtle Rescue

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Turtle Rescue News for December 28 2017

Turtles of Wisconsin

Turtles of Wisconsin. Wisconsin has 11 turtle species. Ten are aquatic or semi-aquatic and one is strictly terrestrial (land dwelling). Most turtles breed in the …
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Woodland Box Turtle – Virginia Herpetological Society

Common Name: Woodland Box Turtle. Scientific Name: Terrapene carolina carolina. Etymology: Genus: Terrapene is derived from Native Americans …
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Turtle Rescue Shop / Shark Shack – Mission Bay Park – San …

See 7 photos from 208 visitors to Turtle Rescue Shop / Shark Shack.
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