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Fourth of July leaves mess behind on local beaches; sea turtle volunteers needed

July 8, 2016
By Marcy Shortuse
■ BY SUE ERWIN The Boca Grande Sea Turtle Association reported the latest numbers for sea turtle nests on Friday, July 1, 2016. As of July 1, there were 474 loggerhead (caretta caretta) turtle nests and 4 green sea (chelonia mydas) turtle nests on the island. Also, 634 false crawls (turtles that emerge on to […]

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