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There will be Public Loggerhead sea turtle nest inventories conducted on both Monday, August 21st on South Beach starting at 6 pm.
And also on Tuesday, August 22nd on North Beach starting at 6pm.
A nest inventory is conducted 72 hours after a nest has hatched, in order to determine the success of the nest. The nest is excavated and all contents are removed and documented. Occasionally live hatchlings are found in the nest and released, so this is a good opportunity to possibly see live loggerhead hatchlings, although there is no guarantee.
If you are a FOHI Sea Turtle Conservation Project Volunteer, please wear your orange volunteer shirt and badge, so that you can help with crowd management. This inventory is open to the public, so feel free to post to social media or share; just remember that everyone is responsible for their own admission to the park. FOHI members and guests are covered by their membership.
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We need only two simple things to provide the services and projects you see described on this website; your participation and your tax-deductible membership fees. For one $40 membership contribution, you and your family can join our Friends organization for one year. All members are encouraged to participate in any of our on-going projects. If you do not wish to join, but want to donate to our efforts, Click here to make a tax deductible donation to FOHI.