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Sea turtle conservation

 

Sea Turtle Nesting Season is May 1 through October 31

 

Sea turtles spend most of their lives at sea, but each year, beginning in May, the females crawl ashore in the darkness of night on local beaches to dig a nest and lay their eggs.  Also at night, several weeks later, the hatchlings burst from their nest and immediately scramble toward the water.  Moving quickly from nest to sea is critical for their survival.

For a printable brochure containing Sea Turtle Conservation information click here.

 Adult sea turtle

Sea turtle nesting area

Sea turtle nesting sign

 

Sea turtles hatchlings

 All photos courtesy of Turtle Time Inc.