The center has mainly Kemps Ridley Sea Turtles which are classified as Critically Endangered with an estimated 3,000 left in the wild. Unfortunately, the Gulf is their primary home and breeding area. They also had a few Green Sea Turtles, some Hawksbills Sea Turtles, and a few Loggerhead Sea Turtles.
Here are some of the highlights from our amazing trip to the Marine Mammal & Sea Turtle Rescue Center in New Orleans which is run by the Audubon Nature Institute.
Well, it’s finally here. After months of planning and coordinating, we are finally ready to head down to Louisiana to deliver the badly needed supplies to support the courageous efforts of the men and women who are working so hard to help save the oiled seabirds, turtles, and other animals who have been caught up in the tragic oil spill.
We just finished a great event at the lovely Fernbank Museum. The Gecko event was filled with families from all over the US who enjoyed the Gecko exhibit, as well as, all the the great presentations held by various local organizations. OMG was invited to help educate the visitors on the plight of the endangered […]
OMG, or One More Generation, founded by Fayetteville’s Carter and Olivia Ries, took part in the Saturday for Snakes program at Zoo Atlanta. The activities took place Saturday July 31 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. OMG was among the snake experts and snake conservation groups in celebration of these remarkable vertebrates.
Carter and Olivia recently held their Educational Outreach Program for the gifted students from the Xanadu Group at Parkside Elementary School. Students learned all about endangered species and even had an opportunity to play the new OMG Flip Card Game which Carter and Olivia created specifically so they could make learning about endangered species fun and […]
Rattlesnake Roundups” are contests calling for hunters to bring in as many snakes as they can catch in a year, at which point the snakes are slaughtered and sold for skin and meat. Seven states still host these killing contests: Alabama, Georgia, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Texas.