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New Volunteers Learn to Identify Nests

April 12, 2021
On April 1 at sunrise, SCCF Biologist Jack Brzoza led our annual beach training for new sea turtle volunteers.
The team learned proper protocols for reporting and marking new sea turtle crawls, with these examples that we created on the beach showing the tell-tale tracks of a loggerhead sea turtle.
We saw a lot of holes on the beach–remember, if you dig one, please fill it in so our nesting females soon to be coming ashore to nest can safely lay their eggs.
Click to here or on the Be a Life Saver image below for some key tips you can share with others to protect sea turtles and shorebirds during nesting season.
We are very excited for the official start of sea turtle season on April 15!


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