On Monday, celebrities gathered at the Bowery Hotel for a bash that had only one thing in mind: saving the turtles. The 4th annual Turtle Ball to benefit the Turtle Conservancy, saw the likes of Naomi Watts, Sarah Silverman, Drew Barrymore, and Ed Norton, raising $525,000 in ticket sales, an art auction, and more. Special guest Mark Ruffalo was honored for his dedication to  the environment, an act more important now than ever. Click through for an inside look!

[Photos courtesy Turtle Ball/Patrick McMullan]