Oceana Magazine: Fall 2009

Kate Walsh Wants To Get Sea Turtles Off The Hook

By Suzannah Evans

Photos © Tim Calver and Joe Walsh

Actress Kate Walsh is an established television star, best known as the driven neo-natal surgeon Dr. Addison Montgomery on the hit shows “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Private Practice.” But when the actress wanted to lend her fame to the greater good, she came to Oceana. It was a perfect fit: Kate, a native Californian, has a natural affinity for sea turtles. And the character that made her famous, Dr. Montgomery, could perhaps relate to the staggering odds that face just-hatched sea turtles as they struggle toward the sea.

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