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Help protect sea turtles during nesting season

published: May 4th, 2023 by

Sea turtle nesting season began May 1 and will continue through October. To help protect these creatures, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) recommends following these turtle-friendly practices. FWC has a helpful brochure on sharing the beach with sea turtles. Visit myfwc.com/wildlifehabitats/wildlife/sea-turtle/ for even more information on sea turtles. To report someone disturbing a sea turtle nest or an injured, dead or harassed sea turtle, call Wildlife Alert 888-404-FWCC (888-404-3922) or report it online. Mobile phone users can text 847411 (Tip411) with keyword “FWC” and information about the violation or use the “FWC Wildlife Alert” app from the… Read More »