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Well-known sea turtle researcher files complaint over USNPS report recommending cuts

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A huge controversy has erupted out at the Padre Island National Seashore involving Dr. Donna Shaver.

The Director of the Sea Turtle Recovery Program there has turned whistleblower by filing a federal complaint against PINS Superintendent Eric Brunnemann’s review of her department which is calling for 30-percent cuts.

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