Homeowners and seasonal renters are not the only ones that love the beaches of Topsail Island …
Topsail’s Treasured Turtles
by Pat Fontana
Designated as a turtle sanctuary, the island is host to a number of turtle nests along its 26 miles of coastline every year from May through August.
Volunteers walk the beach each morning during the season looking… Read More “The Treasured Turtles of Topsail Island”
Coastal Treasures from the Topsail Island Treasure Coast is brought to you by Treasure Realty, the trusted local experts for real estate, vacation rentals, and long-term rentals. Today’s feature is about some of the ways to give back to Topsail through our giving of time, talent, and treasure.
“Treasures of Time and Talent” by Pat Fontana
Treasures abound in our… Read More “Topsail Time, Talent, and Treasures”
The Story Behind Surf City’s Sea Turtle Hospital
The story Behind Surf City’s Sea Turtle Hospital goes something like this:
It all started with a young girl and a warm summer evening on Topsail Island.Karen Beasley and her mother Jean, were on the back porch of their vacation cottage, enjoying the sounds of the sea when unexpectedly, they were… Read More “The Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Hospital”
by Donna Byrd
Several years ago I was able to move to the Topsail Island area and I felt like I was the luckiest person alive! I was living at a place I had wanted to live my whole life…the beach! At the time, I didn’t realize how important sea turtles were to our area.
I remember driving over the… Read More “It’s Sea Turtle Time on Topsail Island”
by Donna Byrd
Today, Bill and I decided to be tourists here on Topsail Island. Bill saw on a Surf City Facebook link that The Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center in Surf City was releasing six, rescued sea turtles back into the ocean during the morning and that yesterday, they had also released five others. We… Read More “Take Me To The Water: Sea Turtles Rescued and Released!”
Topsail Island Sea Turtles Return Home
The New Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center is Now Open to the Public!
What a sight to behold was the recent Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center’s “turtle release” in Surf City, NC! Monday, June 2, 2014, was a beautiful day to attend my first ever “turtle graduation,” as… Read More “Topsail Sea Turtles Return Home”
If you know Topsail Island, then you probably already know that the island is a haven for Sea Turtles, a haven where our residents and guests alike take great pride in preserving the turtles nesting grounds and also helping as many of the turtle population as possible survive and thrive. No one has done more to embody this spirit and… Read More “Our Congratulations and Thanks Go Out To Jean Beasley”
I really enjoyed this article from www.beachcarolina.com Olivia is an intern at the Karen Beasley Seat Turtle Hospital and a student at UNCW. Her story is a good one… I have included a brief excerpt below and a link to the full article… Enjoy!
Spotlight On Olivia Gaitros
“Topsail Beach, NC – People tell us all the time that they’ve… Read More “Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital News”