Threatened Sea Turtles Returned to the Wild After Being Found Near Death

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Apr. 10, 2015 — Two loggerhead sea turtles that were admitted in the summer of 2014 in critical condition, were successfully returned to the Atlantic Ocean this afternoon. The turtles, Lazarus and Dozer, were released by boat approximately 40 miles off the coast of Charleston. The trip offshore was generously donated by John Hill, a resident of Wadmalaw Island. The release of Lazarus and Dozer celebrates 157 threatened or endangered sea […]

Southerly Restaurant & Patio: A Good Catch Dinner

Savor fresh seafood while you support sustainability at Southerly Restaurant & Patio on April 23 as Executive Chef Chad Billings prepares a delicious five-course dinner. Enjoy the local, seasonal menu in an elegant Lowcountry setting. Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $45 each plus tax and gratuity, and a portion of proceeds will benefit Good Catch. Wine, beer and cocktails will be available for purchase. Space is limited and reservations are required. Call (843) 416-3965 […]

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, […]

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