Category: greens

Gov. Scott & FWC: Green sea turtle nest numbers hit record

Gov. Scott & FWC: Green sea turtle nest numbers hit record

Nov. 17, 2017 Gov. Scott & FWC: Green sea turtle nest numbers hit record Today, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) announced a record year for the number of green sea turtle nests...

Hurricane Exposes and Washes Away Thousands of Sea Turtle Nests

Hurricane Exposes and Washes Away Thousands of Sea Turtle Nests

Hurricane Exposes and Washes Away Thousands of Sea Turtle Nests By Mark Schlueb Thursday, October 5, 2017 Hurricane Irma took a devastating toll on incubating sea turtle nests in the Archie Carr National Wildlife...

Tracking Turtles… Weekly Update

Tracking Turtles… Weekly Update

Here is the next update on our two remaining transmitter turtles from Dean Bagley herself.“Spencer has moved back to the north, in the same general area he has been using for a while now,...

Tracking Turtles… Settling in!

Tracking Turtles… Settling in!

We received an update from Dean Bagley!  Redfoot “Redfoot took his time looking around but seems to have settled about 28 km due north of near the south end of the 7-mile bridge.” Spencer...

Nesting Surveys… Our second and third GREEN nests!

Nesting Surveys… Our second and third GREEN nests!

Our permitted nesting survey volunteers work hard each and every morning to record data from nesting sea turtles on our approximately two mile stretch of beach that we survey.  Our Monday group found the...

Tracking Turtles… Meet Redfoot and Spencer–tagged male greens!

Tracking Turtles… Meet Redfoot and Spencer–tagged male greens!

Written with information from Dean Bagley. All research, data, images, and graphics used with permission from Dean Bagley.   Follow UCF Marine Turtle Research Group or learn more Photo by Jim Stevenson About Dean Bagley: ...