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Kate Sampson is the Sea Turtle Stranding and Disentanglement Coordinator for NOAA Fisheries’ Greater Atlantic Region. She collaborates with the Sea Turtle Stranding and Salvage Network and the Sea Turtle Disentanglement Network to ensure timely, consistent, and thorough response to stranded, entangled, and dead sea turtles from Maine to Virginia. Kate has worked with stranded marine mammals and sea turtles for 18 years both in the stranding network and, for the last four years, with NOAA Fisheries. She has a B.S. in Marine Biology from the University of New Hampshire and a M.S. in Marine Biology from the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. 

Got questions about sea turtles?  Join us for a live tweet chat with Kate on

June 25 from 2-3 pm 

 @NOAANERfish   Tag with #watch4cturtles


Missed the tweet chat?  No problem.  We captured the highlights here for you!

Want to Know More About Sea Turtles? 

Check out the following webpages:

Sea Turtles: Kid’s Times

Cool stuff on turtles

Sea Turtle Week 2014, June 16-20

Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office’s Sea Turtle Program

Stranding and Rescue

Dos and Don’ts if you see a sea turtle in trouble