Oak Island Sea Turtle Protection Program
The Oak Island Sea Turtle Protection Program is a group of volunteers who direct their efforts to protecting endangered sea turtles. We patrol the beach each morning to locate and mark newly laid nest. When the time comes for hatching arrives, we monitor the nest nightly until the turtles hatch. We educate the public, keep records for the NC Wildlife agency and do our best to ensure that all hatchlings make it safely into the ocean. Visit www.seaturtle.org for nesting information on Oak Island.
If you see an injured or dead sea turtle/hatchling, please report to Recreation Center @ 910-278-5518 or Police @ 910-278-5518. There is a list of Oak Island nests at the Recreation Center.
A Sea Turtle Story -Great video on the life of a sea turtle:
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