Category: hatchlings

Washbacks

Washbacks

Post Irma, as many natural events, we are having many turtles washing back on our beaches.  Lots of people are referring to these turtles as “washbacks.”  We prefer to use the terms hatchling and...

The effects of Irma on our beaches

The effects of Irma on our beaches

During the hurricane and after its passing, some turtle nests were eroded exposing eggs and hatchlings that were only days away from beginning their journey . Then there were also those hatchlings that did not check the weather...

Hatchlings… What do I do?

Hatchlings… What do I do?

Sometimes on the beach you will see an adorable newborn turtle, or hatchling, like this little one!  What should you do? Leave them alone!Do not approach a hatchling and do NOT touch them–you should...