The Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research & Preservation announced last week that it will now be known as the New York Marine Rescue Center.
The name changed to “better reflect” the direction their efforts are moving toward sea turtle conservation, according to board president Charles Bowman. (more…)
Ashley Harrington of the Riverhead Foundation holds a Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle found near Wade’s Beach on December 2 as her colleague calls in further information to the stranding network.
Over the past three weeks three different sea turtles were stranded on the shores of Shelter Island.
They were brought to Mashomack Preserve and passed along to the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation for recovery or animal autopsies. (more…)