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Public Sea Turtle Nest Inventory Thursday, Sept. 8th at 6:30 pm
September 5th, 2016
There will be a loggerhead sea turtle nest inventory on Thursday, September 8th starting at 6:30pm on North beach near parking lot A on Hunting Island.

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 possiblysee 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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