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a sea turtle hatchling crawls across an empty beach toward the sea during daytime. [credit: pixabay.com, Kanenori]

Protecting Sea Turtles: Six Things You Can Do to Make a Difference

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December 13, 2023

  Sea turtles are among the most majestic creatures on our planet. With their gentle nature and graceful movements, they have captivated people for centuries. However, these incredible sea dwellers are facing numerous threats that endanger ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Beach, Conservation, Habitat, Pgm_Marine, Protection, Sea Turtle, Shore, Turtle, Wildlife
Sea Turtle Friendly Beaches

Spotlight on Florida Master Naturalist Stephanie Santiago

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August 3, 2023

The mission of the Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) is to promote awareness, understanding, and respect of Florida's natural world among Florida's citizens and visitors. We’re highlighting graduates of the Florida Master Naturalist ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Conservation, Fort Pierce, Gioeli, Master Naturalist, Port St Lucie, Saint Lucie, Sea Turtle, St. Lucie
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Florida Master Naturalist Habitat Evaluation Course June 2023

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May 17, 2023

About this Habitat Evaluation Course The UF/ IFAS Extension offices in Indian River and St. Lucie Counties are pleased to announce the upcoming Florida Master Naturalist Program Habitat Evaluation hybrid steward course which starts June 14, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Egret Marsh, Florida Master Naturalist, Habitat Evaluation, Jensen Beach, Sea Turtle, Steward, Vero Beach
Sea Turtle Friendly Beaches

Summer Internship Shadowing Scientists Through the UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County

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June 30, 2022

My Background I am blogging about the great opportunity I had during my summer internship shadowing scientists and blogging about the experiences. My name is Sean M. and I was born and raised in coastal SE Florida. I am currently a senior ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, , Coasts & Marine, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Agama, Earleaf Acacia, Harbor Branch, Internship, Invasive Species, Sea Turtle, Sea Vegetable
Sea Turtle Friendly Beaches

My Internship Shadowing Experience: Nighttime Sea Turtle Walk

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June 9, 2022

My Background My name is Sean M. and I was born and raised in coastal SE Florida. I am currently a senior at the University of Florida studying Forest Resources and Conservation with a specialization in Protected Areas Management. I was informed ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, , Coasts & Marine, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Ecological Associates, Endangered Species, Ethics, FMNP, FWC, Leatherback, Loggerhead, Master Naturalist, Photography, Sea Turtle
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Florida Master Naturalists Celebrate 20th Anniversary with Permitted Sea Turtle Night Hike

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July 15, 2021

The Florida Master Naturalist Program's 20th Anniversary Celebrations continue in St. Lucie County with a permitted sea turtle night walk.  This event took place on July 13, 2021 and was hosted by Ecological Associates Inc of Jensen Beach.  ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Endangered Species, Florida Master Naturalist Program, FMNP, Master Naturalist, Natural Resources, Sea Turtle

Sea Turtles in Florida


June 3, 2021

Seven species of sea turtles swim in all of the world's oceans except for the polar seas. Their adult lives at sea remain relatively unknown, but different species of sea turtles venture to shallow seagrass meadows while others dive to depths ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Florida Sea Grant, Nesting, Sand Castle, Sea Turtle

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