Press Releases

Endangered Sea Turtles Set For Release Today

Rehabilitation at the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program Saves Four Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtles

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Mar. 6, 2015 — Four sea turtles have been successfully rehabilitated by the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program and are ready to return to the wild. The turtles, all Kemp’s ridleys, the most endangered of the sea turtle species, are being released this afternoon at Cape Canaveral National Seashore in Titusville, Fla. A representative […]

150 Sea Turtles Released as Aquarium Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Six Sea Turtles Set to Return to the Atlantic Ocean February 10

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Feb. 9, 2015 — It has been a busy 15 years for the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program; tomorrow marks the 150th sea turtle to be released by the Aquarium’s cornerstone conservation program. Six sea turtles including five Kemp’s ridleys and one green sea turtle will be released back into the Atlantic Ocean at Cape Canaveral National Seashore, […]

Good Catch Oyster Fest

The South Carolina Aquarium will host its first-ever Good Catch Oyster Fest, Friday, Feb. 6, 2015. Beginning at 6 p.m., the evening highlights fresh hand-selected oysters, locally brewed beer, live music, and delicious food by local restaurants. All at the best event venue in Charleston with an all-inclusive ticket special of $35 through Jan. 21.

 

The Good Catch Oyster Fest features oysters responsibly farmed by Good Catch partner St. Jude Farms, right in the ACE […]

Cold-Stunned Sea Turtles from New England Flown to South Carolina

South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program Has Record Intake of New Patients
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Nov. 21, 2014 — Fifteen new sea turtles were just admitted to the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program, a new record intake for the non-profit’s largest conservation program. The patients were flown from Boston last night on a donated flight and will spend the next few months recuperating at the Aquarium’s Sea Turtle Hospital.

The turtles, 14 Kemp’s […]

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