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No nests have yet been reported on South Padre.
The movie Tous showed featured Shaver.
The April presentation was called "Saving Sea Turtles in South Padre Island: How it came to be and why it still matters."
and continues to be investigated.
After that, she began rehabilitating injured sea turtles at her home on South Padre Island. Her work attracted visitors and she was always available to talk about the turtles. In 1977 she founded Sea Turtle, Inc., which the organization's website says was initially made up strictly of volunteers to educate the public and rehabilitate injured sea turtles.
"Today the first Kemp's ridley nest was confirmed on the Texas coast for 2014," she said in an email. "It was located at Padre Island National Seashore. Another set of tracks was also found there, but was quite blown away Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean 600m 42mm
Legacy. Up to that point, there had been no nesting turtles sighted either on the national seashore or on South Padre. Shaver had told Tous it was probably because of the cooler temperature. However, the following Sunday, the first confirmed nester had been spotted on the north end of the park.
In 1999, Sea Turtle Inc. was moved to 6617 Padre Blvd. A year later, a volunteer board of directors and a curator were appointed to the facility. There are now part time staffers, an educator and a store manager. Volunteers, says the website, are still a major part of the operation.
Shaver was referring to the sharp decline in nesting sites beginning in the 1940s. For a long time, nobody knew the primary nesting grounds of the Kemp's turtle. However, a film was discovered in the 1940s showing 47,000 nesting sites in just one day at Rancho Nuevo, Tamaulipas, Mexico.
two weeks camped out at the Kemp's ridley principal nesting site in Rancho Nuevo Mexico, says the Sea Turtle Inc. website.
Before Loetscher became involved in turtle conservation, she was a well known pilot and a friend of Amelia Earhart. She became involved in turtle conservation in 1965. She spent Omega Seamaster 552
Community celebrates sea turtle conservation history
"I love living and working around the ocean," Shaver said in the movie as she walked along the beach. "I can't imagine being anywhere else. Kemp's is an endangered species that was almost obliterated in the blink of an eye."
It wasn't just any sea turtle, though. It was a Kemp's ridley sea turtle, and a recent presentation at the Museums of Port Isabel shared some fun facts about Omega Blue Leather Strap its nesting and migratory habits. Those habits might have disappeared had it not been for the work of numerous people, including Ila Loetscher, better known as The Turtle Lady, who died in 2000. National Park Service. Shaver's work is located at the north end of the barrier island near Corpus Christi.
She was featured in a film at the presentation this past month by Mary Ann Tous, founder of a nonprofit organization called the Turtle Lady Omega Seamaster Professional Blue
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