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Rare sea turtles pass 50-year recovery milestone in Ga. - Burlington Times News

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 19:15

Burlington Times News

Rare sea turtles pass 50-year recovery milestone in Ga.
Burlington Times News
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Rare loggerhead sea turtles reached a conservation milestone on the coast of Georgia in the midst of a strong nesting season on southern Atlantic beaches. Georgia wildlife officials announced this week that more than 2,890 ...

Rare sea turtles pass 50-year recovery milestone in Georgia - WTOP

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 16:21

Nature World News

Rare sea turtles pass 50-year recovery milestone in Georgia
WTOP
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources says more than 2,890 loggerhead sea turtle nests have been counted this summer on beaches along the state's 100-mile coast. That's not only a new record for Georgia; it surpasses the state's long-term goal of ...
Sea Turtle Nesting Reaches Record High: Fast Facts on How to Help Save This Endangered SpeciesNature World News
Sea turtle recovery hits nesting benchmarkThe Citizen.com

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Rare Sea Turtles Pass 50-Year Recovery Milestone in Georgia - ABC News

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 16:15

ABC News

Rare Sea Turtles Pass 50-Year Recovery Milestone in Georgia
ABC News
In this 2016 photo made available by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, a loggerhead trail leads to a nest on Cumberland Island, Ga. Rare loggerhead sea turtles have reached a conservation milestone on the coast of Georgia. The Georgia ...
Sea turtles nesting in record numbers on Georgia beachesAtlanta Business Chronicle
Thousands of sea turtle nests buoy hopes for Georgia's rare loggerheadsChristian Science Monitor
Georgia Sees Rare Loggerhead Sea Turtles Make ReturnValueWalk
The Augusta Chronicle
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Rare sea turtles pass 50-year recovery milestone in Georgia - Hastings Tribune

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 16:13

Nature World News

Rare sea turtles pass 50-year recovery milestone in Georgia
Hastings Tribune
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources says more than 2,890 loggerhead sea turtle nests have been counted this summer on beaches along the state's 100-mile coast. That's not only a new record for Georgia; it surpasses the state's long-term goal of ...
Sea Turtle Nesting Reaches Record High: Fast Facts on How to Help Save This Endangered SpeciesNature World News
Sea turtle recovery hits nesting benchmarkThe Citizen.com

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Sea turtle recovery hits nesting benchmark - The Citizen.com

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 13:06

The Citizen.com

Sea turtle recovery hits nesting benchmark
The Citizen.com
Loggerheads are Georgia's main nesting sea turtle. Weighing as much as 400 pounds, females crawl onto beaches from late spring into August to lay eggs in nests dug on the dry-sand beach. Hatchlings begin emerging in July, scrambling for the surf to ...
Garden City sea turtle nesting season in full swingSouth Strand news
Harriet the loggerhead turtle releasedPensacola News Journal

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Sea turtle 'hitchhikers' could play an important role in conservation - The Conversation US

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 23:16

The Conversation US

Sea turtle 'hitchhikers' could play an important role in conservation
The Conversation US
Many ancient cultures once believed that the world rested on the back of a giant sea turtle. This idea might seem far-fetched today, but for a diverse range of marine organisms, it's reality. Collectively known as epibionts, these organisms make their ...

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Sea turtle 'hitchhikers' could play an important role in conservation - CT Post

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 22:55

Sea turtle 'hitchhikers' could play an important role in conservation
CT Post
Many ancient cultures once believed that the world rested on the back of a giant sea turtle. This idea might seem far-fetched today, but for a diverse range of marine organisms, it's reality. Collectively known as epibionts, these organisms make their ...

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Sea turtle 'hitchhikers' could play an important role in conservation - SFGate

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 22:52

Sea turtle 'hitchhikers' could play an important role in conservation
SFGate
Many ancient cultures once believed that the world rested on the back of a giant sea turtle. This idea might seem far-fetched today, but for a diverse range of marine organisms, it's reality. Collectively known as epibionts, these organisms make their ...

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Sea turtle 'hitchhikers' could play an important role in conservation - Albany Times Union

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 22:49

Sea turtle 'hitchhikers' could play an important role in conservation
Albany Times Union
Many ancient cultures once believed that the world rested on the back of a giant sea turtle. This idea might seem far-fetched today, but for a diverse range of marine organisms, it's reality. Collectively known as epibionts, these organisms make their ...

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Sea turtle 'hitchhikers' could play an important role in conservation - Beaumont Enterprise

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 22:46

Sea turtle 'hitchhikers' could play an important role in conservation
Beaumont Enterprise
Many ancient cultures once believed that the world rested on the back of a giant sea turtle. This idea might seem far-fetched today, but for a diverse range of marine organisms, it's reality. Collectively known as epibionts, these organisms make their ...

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Sea turtles set record nesting numbers in Palm Beach County - Palm Beach Post (blog)

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 17:58

Palm Beach Post (blog)

Sea turtles set record nesting numbers in Palm Beach County
Palm Beach Post (blog)
Harming or harassing sea turtles, their nests or hatchlings is illegal. Sea turtles are protected by the U.S. Endangered Species Act of 1972 and Florida Statute Chapter 370. A man was recently arrested in Tequesta for stealing sea turtle eggs.J.

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Garden City sea turtle nesting season in full swing - South Strand news

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 16:35

South Strand news

Garden City sea turtle nesting season in full swing
South Strand news
With nine Loggerhead sea turtle nests already identified on Garden City Beach, the South Carolina United Turtle Enthusiasts group, better known as SCUTE, is asking for the public's help. Susan Habermeier, a SCUTE volunteer on Garden City Beach, said ...
Harriet the loggerhead turtle releasedPensacola News Journal

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Record numbers of sea turtle nests along the coast - WLOS

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 13:39

WLOS

Record numbers of sea turtle nests along the coast
WLOS
WLOS — HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. -- It's been a good year for loggerhead sea turtles along the coast with record numbers of nests found along the shore midway through the nesting season. Preliminary figures from the Department of Natural Resources ...
Record numbers of sea turtle nests in places in SoutheastSanta Cruz Sentinel

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Record Numbers of Turtle Nests Reported in South Carolina and Florida - Maine News Online

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 11:36

Maine News Online

Record Numbers of Turtle Nests Reported in South Carolina and Florida
Maine News Online
Southeast is having a very good season of loggerhead sea turtle nesting. Record number of turtle nests has been seen in regions along coasts of Florida and South Carolina. The numbers also suggest that oceanic turtle will have a good season this year.

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Humpday Health: Sweat to save sea turtles - WWAY NewsChannel 3

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 20:40

WWAY NewsChannel 3

Humpday Health: Sweat to save sea turtles
WWAY NewsChannel 3
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — For four years now the Wrightsville Beach Sea Turtle Project and the Gold's Gym on Racine Drive have been partnering to raise money to support turtles. “On Saturday they're going to have multiple classes throughout the day ...

First sea turtle nest of season hatches on Hilton Head Island - WJCL News

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 19:54

WJCL News

First sea turtle nest of season hatches on Hilton Head Island
WJCL News
Amber Kuehn is the Sea Turtle Project Manager at the Coastal Discovery Museum. She tells WJCL News that the nests are numbered in the order of discovery. Nest number 23 hatched first. She added that the first nest discovered rarely hatches first. They ...
Georgia sea turtle nests pass recovery target of 2800, could hit 3000 this year, DNR saysFlorida Times-Union
Record Numbers During Sea Turtles Nesting SeasonMid-Day Daily
Sea turtle nest sitters learn the ropes in training sessionIsland Free Press

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Georgia sea turtle nests pass recovery target of 2800, could hit 3000 this year, DNR says - Florida Times-Union

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 19:34

WJCL News

Georgia sea turtle nests pass recovery target of 2800, could hit 3000 this year, DNR says
Florida Times-Union
BRUNSWICK | Georgia has passed its recovery target of 2,800 endangered loggerhead sea turtle nests four years early and should easily each 3,000 by the end of the season, the coordinator of the state's sea turtle program said. As of Tuesday, monitors ...
First sea turtle nest of season hatches on Hilton Head IslandWJCL News
Record Numbers During Sea Turtles Nesting SeasonMid-Day Daily
Sea turtle nest sitters learn the ropes in training sessionIsland Free Press

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Record numbers of sea turtle nests in places in Southeast - WTSP.com

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 16:03

WTSP.com

Record numbers of sea turtle nests in places in Southeast
WTSP.com
It's been a good year for loggerhead sea turtles with record numbers of nests being reported in some places along the South Carolina and Florida coasts midway through the nesting season. Preliminary figures from the South Carolina Department of Natural ...
Georgia sea turtle nests pass recovery target of 2800, could hit 3000 this year, DNR saysFlorida Times-Union
First sea turtle nest of season hatches on Hilton Head IslandWJCL News
Record Numbers During Sea Turtles Nesting SeasonMid-Day Daily
Island Free Press
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