The South Carolina Aquarium houses a Sea Turtle Hospital. After rehabilitating stranded or sick turtles, they release them back into the ocean on Lowcountry beaches. Below are some of the releases that have taken place on Kiawah Island. The links contain photos from some of those releases.
For more information about the South Carolina Aquarium's Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Program or Sea Turtle Hospital, please visit the aquarium's website at www.scaquarium.org.
July 12, 2011 - Two loggerhead sea turtles and one Kemp's Ridley sea turtle released at Beachwalker Park on Kiawah Island
June 3, 2011 - Eight green sea turtles and one loggerhead released at Beachwalker Park on Kiawah Island
July 26, 2009 - One loggerhead and two Kemps Ridleys released!
September 21, 2007 - Two Kemps Ridleys released on Kiawah
August 13, 2007 - Kemps Ridley Sea Turtle Release
November 10, 2005 - "Litchfield" released on Kiawah
September 9, 2004 - Loggerhead Sea Turtle Release
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