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Sea turtle rescues in Laguna Madre reach 1,000 and counting

Hundreds of volunteers and Sea Turtle Inc. staff continued Thursday to rescue cold stunned green Atlantic sea turtles from the Laguna Madre bay as water temperatures remained below the turtles’ survival threshold.

Sea Turtle Inc. prepares to patrol for cold stunned turtles

As temperatures plummeted Monday in the Rio Grande Valley, staff at Sea Turtle Inc are preparing for a cold stun event.

SPI’s Sea Turtle Inc. to celebrate 46th anniversary

Sea Turtle Inc. on South Padre Island is inviting everyone who can make it to the organization’s 46th anniversary/founders day celebration on Tuesday between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Red Tide Ranger class for volunteer training Saturday at SPI

Registration for the annual Red Tide Ranger training is open for the classroom instruction that will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 30, at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Coastal Studies Lab at 100 Marine Lab Drive, in Isla Blanca Park, on South Padre Island.

Allison, beloved one-flippered sea turtle living on South Padre Island, dies

One of Sea Turtle Inc.'s longest living residents died Monday, the nonprofit said on Facebook in a statement memorializing the beloved turtle.

Sea Turtle Inc. on alert for first hatching event

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — It is just before 9 a.m. and a breeze sweeps in off the water over the dunes Saturday as Sea Turtle Inc. Chief Conservation Officer Amy Bonka inspects rows of Kemp’s ridley sea turtle egg clutches buried in the sands of the organization’s protective corral.

Sea Turtle Inc. invites public to land dedication of new hospital

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Sea Turtle, Inc. plans to say a fond farewell and welcome a new chapter in its history with a land dedication ceremony at the site of its former hospital and now in-construction Rehabilitation and Research Center.

Sea Turtle, Inc. building new 15,000-square-foot hospital

Atlantic green sea turtles face all manner of ailments and injuries, and that’s why Sea Turtle, Inc. is building a new 15,000-square-foot hospital.

Cold-stunned sea turtles returned to the sea

Galaxy swipes the air with his flippers, head stretching toward the rolling waves and the sea beyond, volunteers sending him back home.

Photo Gallery: Cold-stunned sea turtles returned to the sea

Galaxy swipes the air with his flippers, head stretching toward the rolling waves and the sea beyond, volunteers sending him back home. Whistles and cheers...