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Sea Turtle Nesting Season Starts May 1!

Sea turtle nesting season runs May 1 through Oct. 31. Locally, nesting activity peaks in July and hatching activity peaks in August and September. Turtles are also present in local waterways year-round and can be seen foraging around seagrass beds, oyster reefs and nearshore reefs (natural and artificial).

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Sea Turtle Story Map

Follow the link below to view our Sea Turtle Conservation Story Map. Learn about the four species of sea turtle who nest on county beaches and view the last 5 years of nesting data! 

Click Here to view the Story Map.


Escambia County Sea Turtle Conservation Program Annual Reports 

Check out our annual Marine Turtle Nesting Reports for a full overview of recent nesting seasons. Or head on over to our Facebook page for the latest information and turtle news! 

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