Network for Endangered Sea Turtles
Partners in Sea Turtle Conservation
More information about sea turtle research and conservation is available at the following web sites.
Cape Hatteras National Seashore
The nation’s first national seashore, was established to preserve significant segments of unspoiled barrier islands along North Carolina’s stretch of the Atlantic Coast.
Georgia Sea Turtle Center
Explore exhibits on sea turtle conservation, rehabilitation, and their amazing journey from egg to adulthood. School field trips, public programs, and special events will highlight Georgia’s unique coastal ecosystem and the mysterious world of these ancient reptiles.
Hatteras Island Wildlife Rehabilitation
Hatteras Island Wildlife Rehabilitation is a non-profit 501(c)3 all-volunteer organization dedicated to the treatment and care of ill and injured wildlife. Its goal is to restore the animal to good health, then release it back into the wild.
Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center
The Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center is a 501c3 nonprofit organization staffed by Volunteers. It is a privilege to work with these magnificent animals, but we cannot do it alone. The sea turtles need your help.
N.C. State University, Center for Marine Science Tech.
Serve all who care about the coast and its natural resources. CMAST confronts the urgent questions arising from the fusion of coastal ecologies, environments, economies and management policies.
N.C. State University, College of Veterinary Science
Dynamic community whose members are dedicated to preparing veterinarians and veterinarian scientists while advancing animal and human health from the cellular level through entire ecosystems.
NC Aquariums –Fort Fisher, Pine Knoll Shores and Roanoke Island
Established in 1976 to promote an awareness, understanding, appreciation, and conservation of the diverse natural and cultural resources associated with North Carolina’s ocean, estuaries, rivers, streams, and other aquatic environments.
Roanoke Island Animal Clinic
Roanoke Island Animal Clinic in Manteo, NC is a full service companion animal hospital. It is our commitment to provide quality veterinary care throughout the life of your pet. We have also developed a reputation for caring for the wildlife here on the Outer Banks. We take in any wildlife animal that can get to our door and render treatment at no cost. Dr. Burkart is also the veterinarian for the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island and Dr. Grossman is the veterinarian for the Return to The Wild Red Wolf program on Alligator River Refuge.
Sea World Cares
Conserving and caring for wildlife and wild places has been our mission and our passion for more than 40 years. Our parks have contributed more than $50 million to conservation, wildlife rescue and environmental stewardship programs worldwide and partner with more than 100 organizations including National Wildlife Federation, World Wildlife Fund and The Nature Conservancy.
South Carolina Aquarium Conservation
The Aquarium’s conservation initiatives help protect South Carolina’s waterways and coast line through our Freshwater, Marine and Coastal conservation programs, as well as help conserve our natural resources and promote environmental responsibility through our Green Business Practices.
Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center
The Aquarium's Research & Conservation Division is responsible for leading the organization's efforts in these important areas. Our marine animal Stranding Response Team, for example, approaches each stranding event as an opportunity to teach the public about marine mammals and sea turtles that occur in Virginia's waters. Through stranding response, special exhibits and outreach programs, our Stranding Response Program conveys the passion and commitment needed to conserve these magnificent animals and their habitats.
Archie Carr Center for Sea Turtle Research, U of FL
The Archie Carr Center for Sea Turtle Research (ACCSTR) at the University of Florida was established in 1986 by the University Board of Regents of the State of Florida in recognition of the outstanding achievements and pioneering research of the late Archie Carr and the University of Florida's international reputation in the field of sea turtle research.
Bald Head Island Conservancy
The Bald Head Island Conservancy is a non-profit organization founded in 1983 whose mission is barrier island conservation, preservation and education. It is located in a unique area within the Smith Island Complex which includes Bald Head, Middle and Bluff Islands, all of which are bounded by the Cape Fear River and the Atlantic Ocean in southeastern North Carolina.
Field Trip Earth, a resource for teachers, students, and proponents of wildlife conservation
Field Trip Earth focuses on field-based wildlife conservation research projects ongoing around the world. Some of the projects are "live," meaning that research activities, and one or more research scientists, are currently active in the field. These projects are featured prominently on the site. Projects that are not "live" are archived so that students can continue to access the relevant articles, photos, videos, and other materials.
Holden Beach Turtle Watch Program
The Holden Beach Turtle Watch, or Turtle Patrol as it is usually referred to, was founded in 1989 to monitor and protect the sea turtle population on Holden Beach.
NC Sea Turtle Project, NC Wildlife Resources Commission's Division of Wildlife Management.
The NC Sea Turtle Project, run by the NC Wildlife Resources Commission's Division of Wildlife Management, is committed to monitoring NC's sea turtle population. This project would not be possible without the help of hundreds of volunteers, as well as many organizations and agencies. This site serves to facilitate information exchange among Project participants and Project biologists with the NCWRC, as well as provide information on NC's sea turtles to the general public.
NC-Wildlife Resources Commission’s Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education
From this section learn about the Wildlife Diversity Program and other programs sponsored by the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission that promote conservation and wise use of the state's abundant wildlife resources.
Sunset Beach Turtle Watch
The Sunset Beach Turtle Watch Program (SSBTWP) is a private, nonprofit program that solicits volunteers to help monitor turtle nesting at Sunset Beach, North Carolina.
Wrightsville Beach Sea Turtle Project
TThe mission of the Wrightsville Beach Sea Turtle Project is to facilitate and promote the protection and preservation of sea turtle populations and habitats
NOAA Office of Protected Resources
NOAA's Office of Protected Resources works to conserve, protect, and recover species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) in conjunction with our Regional Offices, Science Centers, and various partners.
P.O. Box 1168
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
REPORT ALL NESTING TURTLES, TURTLE CRAWLS, stranded/dead turtles, OR HATCHING EVENTS on the Outer Banks to the