Sea Turtle Science You Need To Know
Sea turtle nesting season begins in May on Topsail Island's beaches and all along the North Carolina coast—and continues through the end of October. With May quickly approaching, what better time than now to learn about some of Topsail's most fascinating seasonal visitors? It's a topic we've covered quite a bit here on the blog, so we're rounding up our top sea turtle blogs all in one place for you. Gather the kids around and learn some sea turtle science together. Let us know what you find interesting about these awesome marine reptiles!
Topsail Sea Turtle Nesting & Hatching
This post highlights everything you need to know about Topsail Island sea turtles and what makes the nesting and hatching season so special on our beaches. You'll also learn what you can do to help protect our local sea turtle population while you're vacationing on our beaches. This post also includes a sea turtle release video that you definitely want to watch!
Sea Turtle FAQs
This post highlights the most frequently asked questions about sea turtles including what distinguishes them from land turtles, how many species there are, their endangerment levels and more. Answer the questions to learn your level of sea turtle expertise. This is a really great read to share with your kids and makes for the perfect ready-made homeschool science lesson.
Fascinating Sea Turtle Facts
Just when you thought that sea turtles couldn't be any more amazing, you learn even more about these elusive aquatic reptiles—and find out they are! Read up on these sea turtle facts that will blow your mind. These flippered guys and gals truly are amazing! This is another great resource for homeschooling the kids, too.
World Sea Turtle Day
You may not even know that there's a day dedicated to sea turtles, but there is. June 16 is World Sea Turtle Day and is used to bring extra attention to these beloved ocean animals and bring awareness to the need for their protection. Read why sea turtles are crucial to the marine ecosystem and find out what the biggest threats to their existence are.
what's one new amazing fact you learned about sea turtles?
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