Winona, rescued by Australian Seabird Rescue from Evan's Head on March 10 was successfully released back into the ocean on Wednesday morning.
Two turtles that have spent months in rehabilitation at Australian Seabird Rescue in Ballina will be released at Byron Bay’s Main Beach tomorrow, just in time for Valentines Day.
Myrelle Hurst, Murwillumbah. I wanted to make a comment regarding the Nationals’ display at the Murwillumbah Show, promoting Thomas George and Geoff Provest. I noticed they were handing out balloons and I asked why are they handing out balloons when... Read More →
Two sea turtles rescued in South Australia late last year are being released this morning at the surf club end of Lighthouse Beach in Ballina.
A critically-endangered Hawksbill sea turtle will be returned to the sea tomorrow after being in the care of the Australian Seabird Rescue crew at Ballina for six months.
Free training workshops to learn all the basic techniques to capture and handle seabirds and shorebirds at the upcoming First Responders Workshop at Australian Seabird Rescue on Sunday July 16.
Kathrina Southwell of Australian Seabird Rescue recounts her horror at discovering a near breeding age, endangered loggerhead turtle dying on Lennox Head Beach yesterday afternoon, and her belief it drowned in shark nets.
A rally against shark nets will be held at Lighthouse Beach in Ballina on Sunday to coincide with the release of a rescued sea turtle. The rally, organised by the Australian Seabird Rescue group, coincides with moves to set up a volunteer Shark Watch program at Ballina beaches.
Keith Williams of Australian Seabird Rescue in Ballina still remembers Grace, the 45 centimetre sea turtle that died from swallowing a plastic bag. In memory of Grace, and countless other sea creatures, the service is backing a push to ban plastic bags.
A Hawksbill Sea Turtle rehabilitated by Australian Seabird Rescue (ASR) volunteers recently was released yesterday morning at Flat Rock Beach, Ballina, in a special celebration for the endangered marine animal. Affectionately named Evie by its ASR volunteers, the turtle was... Read More →
Kathrina Southwell, GM, Australian Seabird Rescue and Sea Turtle Hospital. The one-hour educational talk and tour involves a visit to our turtle hospital where we explain the human induced problems the sea turtles face in the ocean that can make them sick.
Kathrina Southwell, general manager, ASR. Australian Seabird Rescue will be holding a beach clean up at Sharpes Beach, Lennox Head tomorrow (September 3) at midday. There will be school kids joining members of the public together with our volunteers to clean up the plastic pollution on the beach.
Kath Southwell, GM, Australian Seabird Rescue Inc, Ballina. From Monday June 29 to Friday July 10 we run tours of our sanctuary at 10am on weekdays. We also offer suggestions on what you can do to make a difference to help protect the ocean and its wildlife.
Three green sea turtles were released today at Flat Rock near Ballina after months of rehabilitation by the Australian Seabird Rescue team.
Australian Seabird Rescue (ASR) has hit back at claims that recreational fishing in marine parks has ‘little impact’ on marine life, calling it an ‘insult’ to its founder.