Plastic bags

That iconic Wal-Mart plastic bag, or Winn-Dixie, or Publix, or any other retail outlet bag since nobody asks, “Paper or plastic?” anymore, can be seen on the Alabama beaches every summer with increasing frequency.  People carry “stuff” to the beach in them; they use them filled with sand as anchor points for their tents, fishermen…

Wednesday Patrol

Greetings from the Point,    Gale, Beverly & Ellen patrolled today. No new crawls were observed today.   Two gill netting boats were seen close to shore in the pre-dawn hours. They had no running lights but did shine bright spot lights along the shore at various times. Perhaps this is what dis-oriented our last…

Ft Morgan again

We had nest number 37 today. Someone called in a nesting turtle after 10 pm last night. Patrol of Diana B, Tom, Priscilla, Ally found the nest this  morning. It did not have to be moved.  Ally was the lucky egg finder. Diana reported lots of dolphins, a shark, and a osprey with it’s breakfast.…

New signs on the beach

No turtles in OB this morning. BIG Thank YOU this morning to Mark and Ron for putting 5 more aluminum signs in the ground. HOT work!! 2 signs at Summer House, 1 at Bluewater, 1 at Hampton Inn, 1 at Perdido Beach Resort.  More signs have been ordered by USF&W!!!  We have lots of boardwalks to…