Kemp’s Ridley sea turtles

Mississippi Aquarium Sea turtle release

After six months of rehabbing on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, the Mississippi Aquarium is releasing its last sea turtles that were cold-stunned due to premature cold waters in the northeast and…

Mississippi Aquarium and IMMS help sea turtles

Forty-five endangered Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtles landed in Gulfport from Cape Cod this afternoon in need of medical attention from two Gulf Coast organizations. The Institute of Marine Mammal Studies and the Mississippi Aquarium greeted the turtle…

Kemp’s Conservator beer released today

Chandeleur Island Brewing Company, along with the Mississippi Aquarium, released Kemp’s Conservator beer for its second season. A portion of the sales of the Munich lager goes to helping protect the Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtles. Kemp’s Conservator…

IMMS sea turtle release in Pass Christian

The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies released eight Kemp’s ridley sea turtles into the Mississippi Sound on Saturday. Kemp’s ridley sea turtles are the most endangered, but they are the most frequently seen here on the Coast. The recovery rate…

Public sea turtle release in Pass Christian

Eight endangered juvenile Kemp’s ridley sea turtles will be released east of the Pass Christian Harbor and Yacht Club this Saturday, November 3, at 9:00 am. Mayor Chipper McDermott will be the special guest along with other local and state…

Kemp’s ridley sea turtle release celebration

There’s no place like home and for nine rehabilitated Kemp’s ridley sea turtles, they were released back into their natural habitats at the beach in Biloxi thanks to the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies. The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies…

Kemp’s Ridley sea turtles release

There’s no place like home and for nine rehabilitated Kemp’s Ridley sea turtles, they will be released back into their natural habitats thanks to the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies in Gulfport. News 25’s Jaylon Morris is at the beach…

IMMS released six endangered sea turtles

The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies will release six rare sea turtles at the Courthouse Pier in Gulfport at 10 a.m. tomorrow. There’s no place like home and the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies will make sure six Kemp’s Ridley…

Endangered Sea Turtles Washing up Dead

An alarming number of Kemp’s Ridley sea turtles, the most endangered sea turtle in the world, have been turning up dead on our shore line. News 25’s Kristen Durand takes us to the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies to show us…