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Address: 5581 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228       Reservations: 1-800-285-3481  Fax 941-383-9780

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2017 Sea Turtle Nesting Season begins May 1st through October 31st

sea turtle nesting

 

Sea turtle nesting season takes place from May 1-Oct. 31 on Southwest Florida beaches, which includes Longboat Key. On nesting beaches, light from waterfront properties can disorient nesting female turtles and their young, which emerge at night and use dim natural light to find the sea. Also, beach furniture, trash and other obstacles can impede sea turtles and their young.

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