Saving rare and endangered turtles in South Carolina

The Turtle Survival Center in South Carolina is a safe place where efforts are being made to replenish the nations population of rare and endangered turtles.
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The Turtle Survival Center in South Carolina is a safe place where efforts are being made to replenish the nations population of rare and endangered turtles.

Sammy Fretwell has written about the environment for more than 20 years. Among the matters he covers are climate change, wildlife issues, nuclear policy, pollution, land protection, coastal development, energy and state environmental policy. Fretwell, who grew up in Anderson County, is a University of South Carolina graduate. Reach him at 803 771 8537.

John Monk has covered courts, crime, politics, public corruption, the environment and other issues in the Carolinas for more than 40 years. A U.S. Army veteran who covered the 1989 American invasion of Panama, Monk is a former Washington correspondent for The Charlotte Observer.