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Save turtles: stay low, long and shielded

Sea turtles are among the most fascinating reptiles in the world. Ecologically speaking, these air-breathing oceanic creatures are extremely successful—virtually unchanged for 120 million years—and have colonized every ocean, outside the poles. That doesn’t mean, however, they are… Read More

Poster: Give Sea Turtles A Safe Path

St Lucie County’s twenty-one miles of coastal shorelines are critical nesting habitat for three species of threatened or endangered sea turtles. Unfortunately, activities of oceanfront residents and visitors can inadvertently harm sea turtles. Improper nighttime lighting can cause… Read More

Stuck at home? Marine science resources for kids!

Attention teachers and parents – we have educational and interactive materials for you! Florida Sea Grant agents have been working diligently to compile and create video resources and activities that allow students to learn about sea turtles, manatees,… Read More