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Eight turtle nests run over on Siesta Key

Eight turtle nests run over on Siesta Key

Eight sea turtle nests were run over by a small vehicle – and seven had their marking stakes dislodged.

July 5, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Turtle facts, not fiction

Turtle facts, not fiction

We have the chance to improve the survival of these extraordinary creatures who have been visiting our beaches for millions of years, yes, millions – of years to ensure their future survival.

May 15, 2016 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Turtles crawl back in record numbers

Turtles crawl back in record numbers

Green turtles laid 30 nests this year in the Venice to Longboat Key area, which is double their past record; Loggerheads also came in strong with 2,240 nests total.

November 4, 2013 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Green turtles break local record, Loggerheads finish strong

Green turtles break local record, Loggerheads finish strong

Sea turtles have finished nesting on beaches from Longboat Key through Venice, where green sea turtles laid a record number of nests and loggerhead sea turtles also had a strong year, according to Mote Marine Laboratory’s Sea Turtle Conservation and Research Program. Nests are now hatching, and many rescued hatchlings are currently receiving care in […]

September 23, 2013 | Posted in In the news, Key Fishing, Major Headlines, News Shorts, Top Box | Read More »