Aquariums, state agencies and volunteer organizations work together every winter to rehabilitate sea turtles that get caught close to shore when temperatures plunge.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is ramping back up the endangered red wolf recovery program, which had struggled amid declining political support and increasing cases of wolf shootings, poisonings and vehicle strikes.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is reopening the public comment period on proposed changes to red-cockaded woodpecker protections under the Endangered Species Act after the Trump administration had moved to roll them back.
NOAA Fisheries is holding virtual webinars on sea turtle bycatch measures being considered for the Atlantic croaker, longfin squid, and summer flounder fisheries.
Cape Hatteras National Seashore officials are asking residents and visitors to keep an eye out for cold-stunned turtles.
The diamond terrapin population, which has not fully recovered from the turtle soup trend of the late 19th century, faces a new challenge to its survival: phragmites.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service cited recent court decisions and public comments about the 2018 proposal to remove most private land in the 1.7-million-acre recovery area in Hyde, Tyrrell, Dare, Beaufort and Washington counties.
To help stranded or entangled sea turtles, call the NOAA Fisheries Sea Turtle Disentanglement Network team.
Advocacy organization Oceana says its analysis of ship speeds from 2017 to 2020 off the East Coast found most vessels exceed speed limits in areas federally designated to protect critically endangered North Atlantic right whales.
A new turtle excluder device requirement will go into effect next month for skimmer trawl vessels 40 feet or more in length.
Supporters can symbolically adopt a sea turtle nest this nesting season at Cape Hatteras National Seashore for a donation of $100.
For the first time in years, endangered red wolves, four adults and four pups, have been released into the recovery area in northeastern North Carolina.
Network for Endangered Sea Turtles, or N.E.S.T., is holding a Valentine’s virtual auction fundraiser that begins Friday and ends Feb. 6, featuring restaurant gift certificates, jewelry and fashion items.
A federal judge has sided with conservation groups, ruling that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service must immediately resume releases of captive-bred red wolves into the management area in northeastern North Carolina.
The North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher is asking for the public to help choose the names for two baby loggerhead sea turtles in aquarium care.
The Center for Biological Diversity has filed a second lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to act as required to conserve the Carolina madtom and the Neuse River waterdog.