Virginia Aquarium to Release 3 Sea Turtles - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Virginia Aquarium to Release 3 Sea Turtles

Posted: Updated:

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - The Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Team is releasing three rehabilitated sea turtles back into the ocean.

The turtles will be released at the Virginia Beach oceanfront on Friday morning.

One of the turtles will be wearing a satellite tag and an acoustic tag. The turtle's movements will be tracked on seaturtle.org by satellite while the Navy will receive information provided by the acoustic tag.

The Navy is tracking the movements of sea turtles in the Chesapeake Bay and along the coast so scientists can better protect the turtles during training exercises.

  • Delmarvawide NewsDelmarvawide NewsMore>>

  • Public Asked to Report Sick or Dead Wild Birds in Delaware

    Public Asked To Report Sick or Dead Wild Birds

    07/27/2017 11:03:00 -04:002017-07-27 15:03:00 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 11:18 AM EDT2017-07-27 15:18:57 GMT
    DOVER, Del - The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control's Division of Fish & Wildlife Mosquito Control Section is asking for the public's help in monitoring West Nile Virus in Delaware. DNREC is asking people to report sick oMore
    The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control's Division of Fish & Wildlife Mosquito Control Section is asking for the public's help in monitoring West Nile Virus in Delaware.More
  • Police: Del. Pair Charged With Shoplifting After Fraudulent Returns

    Delaware Pair Charged For Shoplifting

    07/27/2017 09:44:00 -04:002017-07-27 13:44:00 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 10:20 AM EDT2017-07-27 14:20:41 GMT
    Michael D. WilliamsMichael D. Williams
    Milford police say two people are facing multiple charges following an investigation into the fraudulent return of merchandise with illegitimate sales receipts.More
    Milford police say two people are facing multiple charges following accusations that they fraudulently returned merchandise to a Walmart store with illegitimate sales receipts.More
  • Ocean City Hosting Labor Day Weekend Fireworks Show

    Ocean City Hosting Labor Day Weekend Fireworks Show

    07/27/2017 08:53:00 -04:002017-07-27 12:53:00 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 8:53 AM EDT2017-07-27 12:53:24 GMT
    The town of Ocean City has announced an upgraded fireworks show for the end of Labor Day weekend.More
    The town of Ocean City has announced an upgraded fireworks show for the end of Labor Day weekend.More
Powered by Frankly

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices