Sea Turtles Return to Their ‘Birth’ Spot on the Beach

Mary Nelson, aka, Marco Island’s Sea Turtle Lady, gave an early season sea turtle update to Marco’s Beach and Coastal Resources Advisory Committee. She has seen a lot of false crawls and successful sea turtle nesting since she started monitoring Marco’s sea turtles in 1995. She has also seen a lot of changes to the beach and to the island. […]


First Nest of the Season

‘Tis The SEA-SON For Sea Turtles

Stepping Stones

Not teenage, not mutant, not ninja, just turtles. Sea turtles, and lots of them, are on their way to Florida’s many beaches. From Sarasota and Collier counties on the west coast to Broward County on northward to Volusia County on the east coast, thousands of these air-breathing reptiles are now laying their eggs in our state. Sea turtles are among […]

Meet Your Area Dolphins!

The Research Team on board the Dolphin Explorer is happy to share information about your area dolphins with the Coastal Breeze News readers. Each edition an individual will be profiled so that you, too, might get to know them. Dolphins can be identified by the nicks and marks on their dorsal fins. Meet Sydney Sydney is an adult female bottlenose […]

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