A Turtle’s Journey: Small Turtles of MA

By Aleksandra Ostojic She peeked her head out of the dirt as the morning sun wrapped her face like a warm blanket. Her head followed her body as she cautiously wormed out of the nest she had dug the night before for her first ever clutch of 24 eggs. Several nights had been spent in…

Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehab Resources

Where to Learn More About Sea Turtles & Turtle Rescue By Randolph Pfaff, live blue Service Corps Volunteer   Every autumn, the New England Aquarium gears up to rescue and rehabilitate cold-stunned sea turtles stranded along Massachusetts beaches. These efforts are critically important for the conservation of endangered Kemp’s Ridley, loggerhead, and leatherback sea turtles….

Service at Sea! A Cleanup on the Boston Harbor Islands, by Helena McMonagle

On Saturday morning, April 29th, about sixty teens and adults gathered together on the wharf at the New England Aquarium to begin one of the largest beach clean ups the New England Aquarium’s live blue™ volunteers have taken on so far. Thanks to support from the Massachusetts Service Alliance, National Park Service, and the MA…