Sea Turtle Release at Gulf State Park
GULF SHORES, ALA. – The release of a loggerhead sea turtle is planned at Gulf State Park on Friday, November 12, 2021 at 12:00 PM. This release will take place at the Beach Pavilion located at 22250 East Beach Blvd. in Gulf Shores, AL.
This sea turtle was rescued at Gulf State Park on August 13th and was transported to Gulfport, MS where it underwent rehabilitation at the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies. This release event is in cooperation with NOAA’s Alabama Sea Turtle Stranding and Salvage Network.
To report a nesting, injured, or distressed sea turtle, call the Alabama Sea Turtle Hotline: 866-SEA-TURTLE (866-732-8878).