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50 years of sea turtle conservation

50 years of sea turtle conservation

The Turtle Watch boasts more than 60 active members, many of whom patrol Longboat’s Manatee County beaches before dawn each day, from mid- April to late October.

September 22, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sea turtle nests in daytime

Sea turtle nests in daytime

A female sea turtle came ashore and began laying her eggs around 8 a.m.

July 23, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Turtle Watch works to ‘Leave No Trace’

Turtle Watch works to ‘Leave No Trace’

Property owners are supposed to drag chairs to the vegetation line, where the public beach ends.

September 5, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Harry’s supports Longboat Turtle Watch

Harry’s supports Longboat Turtle Watch

Harry’s held a wine tasting in support of the Longboat Key Turtle Watch this week. Photos by Lillian Sands.

May 14, 2013 | Posted in Key Events, Key Life, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Turtle nesting update

Longboat Turtle nesting update

On Aug. 6, the Longboat Key Turtle Watch volunteers held the first turtle nest opening of the season, which was a normal sized hatch. Tropical Storm Debby destroyed many sea turtle nests, other nests simply lost their marker stakes which may still hatch, but their precise locations are unknown. Because so many nests are unmarked, […]

August 10, 2012 | Posted in In the news, Major Headlines, News Shorts, Top Box | Read More »