Emerald Isle Sea Turtle Patrol  

If you see nesting, hatching, or stranded sea turtles, call the EI Police non-emergency number at: 252-354-2021

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PLEASE NOTE: We do not disclose the specific locations of the nest for the safety of the turtles. But if you should see a nest while walking on the beach, respect it from outside the protection tape, and if we are sitting waiting for the nest to hatch, please join us.

We are authorized to operate as the Emerald Isle Sea Turtle Patrol by the NCWLRC.

 
2018 Nesting Season - Number of Nests: 13

More Information about Sea Turtles

Books for Toddlers and Preschool Age:

Honu the Hawaiian Sea Turtle Smarter Activity Books (coloring book)
I’ll Follow The Moon Stephanie Lisa Tara
Into the Sea Barbara Z. Guiberson
Over in the Ocean Marianne Berkes
Sea Turtles Baby Professor
Tammy Turtle A Tale of Saving Sea TurtlesSuzanne Tate

Books for Young Elementary Grade K-2:

An Island Scrapbook Virginia Wright-Frierson
One Tiny Turtle Nicola Davies
Sea Turtles 101 Fun Facts Janet Evans
Sea Turtles Gail Gibbons
Sea Turtle, The Life Cycle of Bobbie Kalman
Sea Turtles Laura Marsh
Sea Turtles Trace Taylor
Turtle Summer Mary Alice Monroe & Barbara J. Bergwerf

Books for Older Elementary Grade 3-6 :

Carolina’s Story Donna Rathmell
Lessons from the Sand Charles O. Pilkey and Orrin H. Pilkey
Mission Sea Turtle Rescue Karen Romano Young
Sea Turtles Mary Jo Rhodes and David Hall

Books for Jr High, High School and Adult:

Nature Guide to the Carolina Coast Peter Meyer
Ocean and Sea Steve Parker
Our Sea Turtles Blair and Dawn Witherington
Sea Turtles David Gulko and Karen Eckert
Sea Turtles A Complete Guide to Their Biology       James Spotila
Sea Turtle Scientist Stephen R. Swinburne
Sea Turtles Up Close Jennifer R. Nolan
Untamed: The Wildest Woman in America
and the Fight for Cumberland Island
Will Harlan
Voyage of the Sea Turtle:
In Pursuit of the Earth's Last Dinosaur
Carl Safina
Our Sea Turtles: A Practical Guide
for the Atlantic and Gulf from Canada to Mexico
Blair and Dawn Withering
Research and Management Techniques for the
Conservation of Sea Turtles
Karen L. Eckert, et. al.