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Sea Turtle nesting season has arrived!!!!


Sea turtle nesting season has arrived on the Southwest Florida Coast!! We will be seeing green, leatherbacks and some Kemps Ridley sea turtles, as well as nesting shorebirds from May 1st to October 31st. The sea turtle nests will be clearly marked and bird nests are usually a much larger marked area. Please keep LIGHTS OFF AT NIGHT, take chairs, etc. off the beach and do not leave holes in the sand, which would be a hazard for the baby turtles trying to get to sea. Dogs frighten the birds and should not be on the beach, either leashed or unleashed. This is a most fun time of the year especially when we see the babies safely off to sea!!!