Fish & Wildlife Service Article

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service ( has published an article “Moonlighting in Alabama highlighting the work all of our Share the Beach volunteers do in concert with the FWS Alabama Ecological Services Field Office.  It’s a great read with a telling video about the hazards to our Alabama sea turtle hatchlings.

Dauphin Island surprise

From Sara Johnson (DI Team Leader) 8/15/2017: J-5 snuck one past us, and hatched out last night! This nest was only at day 50, and just entering into our monitoring window. Patrol yesterday morning revealed several large crab holes around the nest, but no depression or other activity. Increased crab activity can mean that things…