2014 Was A Good Year For Nesting Sea Turtles2014 was a good year for turtle nesting across the Sunshine State. The number of loggerhead turtle nests remained high and the number of leatherback turtle nests reached a record.
Nesting Sea Turtles Face ChallengesStorm surges from Superstorm Sandy and Tropical Storm Debbie last year combine with seasonal high tides caused erosion on many of the state’s beaches.
Florida Sea Turtle Nesting Ends With Near-Record YearJust a few years ago, Florida's beloved loggerhead sea turtles were in a population slump. Not this year.