Feb 3, 2024
Welcome, nature enthusiasts, to another captivating episode of The Backyard Naturalists! This week, join hosts Debbie and Laurie as they engage in a fascinating conversation with Kathy Zagzebski, the dedicated executive director of the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center, situated just north of Wilmington, North Carolina.
Founded by the indomitable Jean Beasley, the center stands as a testament to a lifelong commitment to the well-being of sea turtles. Kathy sheds light on the center's mission, emphasizing the importance of education and sharing insights into the natural history of these majestic creatures. Discover how Karen and Jean immersed themselves in sea turtle conservation, and learn about the vital role the center plays in treating and rehabilitating injured turtles.
Tune in to explore the profound connection between humanity and the sea, and don't forget to check out the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center's Amazon wish list or share some love via Venmo.
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