Tagged: STAR

Injured loggerhead swimming in one of the sea turtle rehab tanks. The screen over the tank is to keep debris from visitors from falling in the tank. Photo, Kip Tabb

STAR Sea Turtle Rehab Facility Officially Opens

By Kip Tabb A STAR is now part of the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island. In a noon ceremony on Friday, the Sea Turtle Assistance and Rehabilitation (STAR) Center was officially opened to...

Green turtle, first resident brought to the STAR center at the Roanoke Island Aquarium. Photo, NC Aquarium.

Thanking a STAR

By José Valle –  Sea turtles up and down the coast of the Outer Banks can thank their lucky STARs. A groundbreaking ceremony for the Sea Turtle Assistance and Rehabilitation (STAR) Center at the...