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Give Sea Turtles A Safe Path in St Lucie County (March 1 – November 15)

SEA TURTLE NESTING SEASON MARCH 1 – NOVEMBER 15

St Lucie County asks residents, businesses and visitors to help conserve Sea Turtles by practicing sea turtle friendly practices such as proper beachfront lighting. Improper beachfront lighting can imperil our endangered and threatened sea turtle populations. If one observes sea turtle nest poaching or harassment of sea turtles on the beach, please call 911 or the Florida Fish and Wildlife hotline at 1-888-404-FWCC.

A new educational poster is available from the UF Bookstore.  It can be placed in elevators and other public locations accessible to oceanfront residents.

For additional information on sea turtle friendly beaches in St Lucie County, please contact Ken Gioeli, Natural Resources Extension Agent, at ktgioeli@ufl.edu

Sea Turtle Poster

Sea Turtle Poster Available at http://ifasbooks.ifas.ufl.edu/p-1378-sea-turtle-nesting-poster.aspx

Order your sea turtle poster today.
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