It’s time for another First Friday Facebook Live.

This time Nick and Taylor head down to our Quincy facility to discuss the ongoing sea turtle rescue and rehabilitation effort.

We are in the midst of another sea turtle stranding season, which typically occur between early November and January. Learn what happens to the hypothermic sea turtles that strand on Cape Cod beaches after they are delivered to our Quincy Animal Care Center. 

Watch the video to learn more! 

FF Facebook Live: Rescued Sea Turtle

Learn more about our sea turtle rescue program

How you can help

  1. African Penguins

    Visit the Aquarium

    Every New England Aquarium ticket sold helps us protect the blue planet. Which means when you visit us in Boston, you are helping us do important work all around the world. Every visit to Central Wharf sets off a ripple effect of good that travels across the ocean.

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  2. plastic bag in the ocean

    Reduce Single-Use Plastics

    At the New England Aquarium, we’ve worked to eliminate all single-use plastics in favor of recyclable, compostable, or reusable materials. You can do the same. By making thoughtful choices and working together, we can reduce plastic pollution.

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  3. your ticket protects sea turtles

    Support the New England Aquarium

    Because we’re a nonprofit institution, we rely on the support of visitors, members, and donors. You support everything the Aquarium does.

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Conservation Context

The world’s seven species of sea turtles have roamed the oceans for hundreds of millions of years. But today, most of these species are endangered and all are threatened due to unprecedented threats from humans, including fishing bycatch, entanglement, boat strike, poaching, loss of nesting habitat, pollution, oil spills, and climate change.