August 2nd: From Mike Reynolds (Share the Beach Director) “Turtle Czar”
Wow…..just wow!! 206 and counting
[Ed Note: August 3rd] – I was going to post the reaching of nest number 200, but we blew right past it. With 28 days left in the nesting season, the momma sea turtles are keeping up their relentless trek onto the Alabama beaches to lay their nests. Although reports from many of the Atlantic and Gulf coast nesting sites are up this year, the Alabama coast already has two and a half times the normal number of nests (82 nests is our average). To echo Mike, “Wow…..Just wow!!