No turtles activity in OB this morning (7/27). However, on a positive note, with the beaches being one of the worse days so far, I was collecting trash into a pile and this little guy, 8 yr old Trey from Missouri walked up and started helping me. I excitedly thanked him and he informed me he…Details
Greetings from the Point, Nest!!!!!!!!!! Mary found #7 nest very early today (7/24/15). The big Mama meandered all over the State Park. We found an empty six-pack of ale near the nest. Perhaps this is why she looped all over the beach and dunes. She finally decided to lay at the dunes between the…Details
OMG! What an exciting evening. Arrived at H-1 just before 7:00 to find Jerrie monitoring and hearing some activity. Still no depression. She listened until 7:15 hearing couple of good waterfalls. I decided to freshen the trench, Jerrie was educating. Cathy and Penny showed up and took over trench duty. Took a look at the…Details
H-8 was found this morning by Dorie Parsons! This is Dorie’s first find and her 3rd year on our team. Congrats Dorie!! To top it off it is directly in front of her home at The Palms. How convenient for Dorie and the team. No doubt Dorie will keep a close eye on this one We had a 30…Details
Hi Team! I wanted to send out some more updates on our nests, and answers to some common questions I have been receiving. First, the DeSoto nest, J7, has taken another predator hit. Saturday tracks were found around the nest (looking to belong to a largish dog, maybe?) and eggs and shells were found scattered…Details
Hip-hip hooray! A little after ten last night Mike called me from Orlando. A visitor had watched a turtle laying on our beach. I hurried out and found the crawl and nest area. No one was around. I called Gale and she alerted the team. Thanks to Gale, George, Mitch & Rosie for coming…Details
It has been a fun time in the turtle world on Fort Morgan the last couple of nights. A2 hatched 35 on Friday night with an additional lone baby on Saturday morning. On Saturday night, there was a total of 49, so we expect another 50 or so tonight. A1 had a total of 75 last night. It was…Details
We had a birthing at nest A2 on Fort Morgan at about 5 minutes to midnight. 35 babies are on their way to their next adventure. A1 has indentions and noise, so it is close. Thanks to all who came out so late.