The Turtle Hospital. Rescue, Rehab, Release.

Public Sea Turtle Release Saturday 2/18

Join us on Saturday 2/18 at 9:30 am at Founder’s Park in Islamorada


JOIN us for a Public Sea Turtle Release Saturday, February 18th  at Founder’s Park Beach, 87000 Overseas Highway, Islamorada! Bring your family and friends! Marilyn , a 160 pound sub adult loggerhead sea turtle was rescued from Tavernier Creek late December where she was found floating and unable to dive.  Marilyn was emaciated and treated at the Turtle Hospital for an intestinal impaction.  Treatment included broad spectrum antibiotics, vitamins, lactulose and a healthy diet of squid and fish.  Marilyn has gained over 20 pounds, is healthy and ready to  return to the sea!  Marilyn will arrive in the turtle ambulance at 9:30 a.m., with release promptly at 10:00 a.m. See you there!


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