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 … Continue reading 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. … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital News