In this Issue:
  • Cold Stunned Marine Life
  • Sea Turtles of the Panhandle: 2016 Nesting Numbers and Notes
  • Sea Turtle Nesting Season Has Officially Ended… and what a season it was
  • It’s Sea Turtle Hatching Time… what you can do to help them
  • Sea turtles

    Cold Stunned Marine Life

    Man what a winter! Between multiple days below freezing, tough traveling, and the flu it has been a brutal winter season so far. It is not that different for some of our marine wildlife friends. The low temperatures have driven marine water temperatures down as well, particularly in the shallow areas.   There have been many …

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    Sea Turtles of the Panhandle: 2016 Nesting Numbers and Notes

    There are five species of sea turtles that nest from May through October on Florida beaches. The loggerhead, the green turtle and the leatherback all nest regularly in the Panhandle, with the loggerhead being the most frequent visitor.  Two other species, the hawksbill and Kemp’s Ridley nest infrequently.  All five species are listed as either …

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    Sea Turtle Nesting Season Has Officially Ended… and what a season it was

    October 31st not only reminds all that the ghost and goblins are out and about, but that the sea turtle nesting season is complete for another year. These federally protected animals typically begin nesting in late April and continue into the month of October – but there is almost always someone late to the party… …

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    It’s Sea Turtle Hatching Time… what you can do to help them

    It is August, we are just off another successful Sea Turtle Baby Shower event in the Pensacola area, and we are in peak season for sea turtle hatching. Those little guys have a tough road to follow trying to emerge from their nest to reach the open waters of the Gulf of Mexico.  Within the …

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