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Aquarium Members and the Island Turtle Team partner for Loggerhead Lessons!

Following on the flippers of one of the most sensational six days in the Sea Turtle Hospital and the South Carolina Aquarium’s history with the rescue, rehabilitation and release of our first leatherback sea turtle, a group of 30 Island Turtle Team volunteers partnered with the Aquarium’s Membership team to host a remarkable members-only program, Loggerhead Lessons, on Saturday, March 14th.

Over 40 children explored six hands-on activities on the beach, where they victoriously earned […]

Good Catch is Expanding its Reach in South Carolina!

Good Catch, the South Carolina Aquarium’s sustainable seafood program, has an excellent foundation of dedicated restaurant partners. Since the program started in 2002, we have cultivated relationships with over 120 partners who are committed to placing sustainability at the forefront of their menus. The majority of our partners are based in Charleston, but Good Catch is a statewide program that continues to expand its reach across South Carolina. In addition to our Charleston partners, […]

Gervais & Vine: A Good Catch Dinner

Join us Tuesday, March 31 at Gervais & Vine to enjoy a five-course sustainable seafood dinner with wine pairings in the beautiful and lively setting of Columbia’s premier wine and tapas bar! Located in the Congaree Vista, Gervais & Vine is a Spanish-styled tapas bar with culinary influences from all across the Mediterranean. While you enjoy a delicious selection of dishes prepared by Executive Chef Jason Holowacz, Good Catch Coordinator Shelley Dearhart will share her […]

Rare and Endangered 475-pound Leatherback Sea Turtle Returns to the Wild

One of the Largest Reptiles in the World Successfully Treated at South Carolina Aquarium

CHARLESTON, S.C. — March 12, 2015 — Yawkey, an endangered leatherback sea turtle found washed ashore in the Lowcountry earlier this week is headed back to open water. The turtle was released earlier today on the Isle of Palms, S.C. by the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program and the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR).

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