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Good, bad records mark turtle season

Good, bad records mark turtle season

ANNA MARIA ISLAND - With three weeks left in turtle nesting and hatching season, sea turtles have set a nesting record, with 544 nests...
Live auction to benefit Turtle Watch

Turtle Watch Wednesday

Enjoy live music, good food and live and silent auctions at the Second Annual Turtle Watch Wednesday on Sept. 25 from 4-6 p.m. at...
Turtle, bird fans flock to support Turtle Watch

Turtle, bird fans flock to support Turtle Watch

Updated Oct. 4, 2019 | HOLMES BEACH – The Second Annual Turtle Watch Wednesday this afternoon at Hurricane Hanks raised money and the spirits...
Turtle Watch Wednesday returns

Turtle Watch Wednesday returns

HOLMES BEACH – A Paradise Realty and Vacation Rentals and Hurricane Hanks are following up last year’s fundraising efforts with this year’s Second Annual...
Turtle Watch, resort working to improve lighting

Turtle Watch, resort working to improve lighting

HOLMES BEACH – Outdoor lighting at the Anna Maria Beach Resort is expected to become more turtle-friendly and safer for people after discussions following...
Where's Bortie Too

Where’s Bortie Too?

HOLMES BEACH - Bortie Too has laid her second nest on Anna Maria Island at 66th Street,  Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch and Shorebird...
First hatchlings of season disoriented on Fourth

First hatchlings of season disoriented on Fourth

HOLMES BEACH – Sea turtle hatchlings whose dash to freedom on Independence Day was spoiled by lights got a police escort to the Gulf...
Bortie Too tagged, releasedvideo

Tagged sea turtle off to races

BRADENTON BEACH – Following in the flipper tracks of predecessors Bortie I, Eliza Ann and Amie, a female loggerhead sea turtle named “Bortie Too”...

Turtle talks return

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – Turtle Talks are back! Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch and Shorebird Monitoring volunteers will present a 30-minute program of videos, photos...
Youngster raises money for turtles and shorebirds

Youngster raises money for turtles and shorebirds

Spencer Quinlivan is a 9 1/2-year-old animal lover from Pinellas County with a soft spot for sea turtles and shorebirds. He visits the Island...
An even start to turtle season

An even start to turtle season

At the start of turtle season, Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch and Shorebird Monitoring Director Suzi Fox reported three turtle nests as of Sunday...
Turtle hatchling

Turtle season is here

BRADENTON BEACH – It’s the first week of sea turtle nesting season, and while turtles jumped the gun on Longboat Key, none have nested...
Leffis lizard to be relocatedvideo

Leffis lizard to be relocated

BRADENTON BEACH – The case of the Leffis lizard is solved. Reports of an iguana at Leffis Key concerned Suzi Fox, director of Anna Maria...
Turtle kids

Young artists work to protect dunes

HOLMES BEACH – Student artists in Mary Miller’s fifth grade class at Anna Maria Elementary School will soon see their artwork on signs posted...

Meet the young artists

Families and friends are invited to celebrate young environmental artists from Anna Maria Elementary at a reception on Thursday, Nov. 15 from 4-5 p.m....