Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Nesting News

Turtle rainbow
Turtle nests laid: 430 False crawls: 510 Nests hatched: 6 Not hatched: 2 Nests remaining: 422 Hatchlings hatched: 88 Nest disorientations: 5 Related coverage First nests of season bittersweet Turtle Watch at loggerheads with city on benches Sea turtle tagged, off to races Parkland victims memorialized with turtle nest Saving turtle eggs from Alberto Green turtle swimming...

Outdoors

Turtle bench

Turtle Watch at loggerheads with city on benches

HOLMES BEACH – After the fireworks on July 4, beachgoers saw a loggerhead sea turtle come ashore, collide with a bench on the beach...

Protecting and preserving the Gulf

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands but seeing with new eyes. - Marcel Proust As I read Jack Davis’ new...
manatees

Help manatees; boat safely

The 4th of July is a busy boating holiday with Florida’s waterways beckoning in-state and out-of-state boaters to enjoy its many charms, including manatees. Save...
bird harassment snowy plover

Bird harassment complaint investigated

HOLMES BEACH – An unidentified woman has frightened two snowy plovers and their three chicks off their nest at 5400 Gulf Drive condos, and...

Sarasota Bay Watch restoring clams

Sarasota Bay Watch conducted its fourth large-scale planting of Southern hard-shell clams Saturday, June 16. Over 30,000 clams were transported from Pine Island Sound...