Stephen Colbert Family Donates ATV for Turtle Nesting Program

Lucas Cooney
by Lucas Cooney

The family of comedian Stephen Colbert has donated an ATV to be used to track nesting loggerhead sea turtles near Charleston, SC.

The Colbert family donated the ATV to Learning Through Loggerheads, a summer program that provides scholarships to students in loggerhead protection. The program was without a means to transport students to various loggerhead nesting sites.

According to WMBF News, the small non-profit organization sent out an email blast asking for donations. The Colbert family was on the list and put the organization in contact with an area businessman who found the program a used ATV.

Lucas Cooney
Lucas Cooney

I have been working exclusively in digital media since 1997. I started out with, spending nearly nine years creating and editing content on Canada's leading sports website. I left to join VerticalScope, Inc., one of the world's largest online publishers, to start a number of powersports publications. While at VerticalScope, I've helped create and oversee content for a wide variety of different publications, including,,,,, and many more.

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