Sea Turtle nesting season is officially here!
On Wednesday, MacArthur Beach State Park on the northern end of Singer Island posted a picture of the first loggerhead turtle nest of the season to their Instagram page. The beach park can get up to 1500 loggerhead nests a year throughout their beach.
Since sea turtle season is once again here, it is important to remind everyone what to do when they find themselves around sea turtle nests:
Keep Your Distance
Don't touch or get too close to a nesting sea turtle. Make sure to keep your distance, stay quiet, and keep all lights off. Failure to do so could cause the turtle not to lay eggs or negatively affect how he covers her nest.
Let Hatchlings Emerge
If you see a hatchling on the beach, do not