The South Walton Turtle Watch Group has announced turtle nest activity for the season
This year there were 37 nests marked:
• 32 Loggerhead
• 3 Green
• 1 Leatherback
• 1 of these was marked by Deer Lake State Park
Wash outs: 12 nests washed out, including the Leatherback.
False crawls: 12 false crawls were documented
Discovery dates: The first nest discovered was on 5/25/08 and last on 8/18/08.
A message from Sharon Maxwell, South Walton Turtle Watch Group to all of the Turtle Watch Volunteers:
“This was a very rewarding year and again I want to thank you for all you have done. Now is time to get rested for hopefully another great year, next year.”