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Despite red tide, sea turtle nesting remains strong

Despite red tide, sea turtle nesting remains strong

Sea turtles laid a near-record number of nests during their 2018 nesting season.

November 11, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Turtles careen into furniture left on Longboat Key beaches

Turtles careen into furniture left on Longboat Key beaches

‘The same stuff is left out weekly and it is obvious that the law is not being enforced.’

August 3, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Tropical Storm Colin washes out turtle nests

Tropical Storm Colin washes out turtle nests

Longboat Key Turtle Watch says 64 percent of sea turtle nests on Manatee County’s beaches were lost after Tropical Storm Colin.

June 20, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sea turtle stuck under beach chair

Sea turtle stuck under beach chair

Volunteers freed the turtle and the animal returned to sea.

June 29, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sea turtle treated for boat strike injuries

Sea turtle treated for boat strike injuries

A sea turtle rescued by the Coast Guard on June 15, one mile off Longboat Pass is being treated for boat-strike injuries at Mote Marine Laboratory. This serves as a reminder to watch out for marine animals while boating and to report animals in distress. A member of the public reported the turtle to Coast […]

June 29, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Rescued turtle swims free after rehab

Rescued turtle swims free after rehab

A sea turtle rescued from entanglement in a crab trap and treated by Mote Marine was returned to the sea Friday morning from Lido Beach.

September 3, 2013 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »