Turtle season-please do not distrurb

Nowadays, nesting turtles compete with tourists, residents, and business for the use of the beaches. Nesting turtles depend on dark, quiet beaches to reproduce and lights from coastal developments discourage females from nesting.

It is amazing to see a large turtle coming out of the sea to nest and witnessing baby turtles make their way to the ocean can be a life changing experience. However, the massive coastal developments directly on the beach, the lights, furniture, and masses of people all have an impact on the turtles nesting… read full article here.

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