Menu Search
1-800-225-7652
HomeBlogMay 2012Sea Turtle Nesting Season Begins

Sea Turtle Nesting Season Begins

Posted on Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Each year from May 1 – October 31, there are four species of Florida sea turtles that nest along the beach in South Walton and Destin, FL . The Loggerhead, Green, Leatherback and on occasion, Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle will make their way to the beach and nest along the dunes.  Sea turtles are protected under the Endangered Species Act and need our help to keep their populations rebounding.

When you enjoy the beaches be sure to take all of your belongings off the beach each night, fill in any holes you dig and remove trash so they may safely make it to the dunes. If you're enjoying the beach at night, consider using a turtle safe flash light filter so turtles are not d isoriented or scared, and safely find their way back to the water.  Visit http://turtlesafeproducts.com for more info or to order some for your next visit. 

More importantly, if you see a nesting sea turtle in action or come across a nest, look but do not touch. Sea turtles return to the same beach they were born to nest. Let's do our part in welcoming them home! Check out the full story on sea turtle nesting season on Walton Outdoors.

http://www.waltonoutdoors.com/south-walton-turtle-watch-group-keeps-track-of-nesting-sea-turtles/


Latest Blog

Maintaining a Competitive Advantage within the Destin Real Estate Market

Maintaining a Competitive Advantage within the Destin Real Estate Market

Florida’s Emerald Coast is growing and with that new construction is increasing and our main road Highway 98 is undergoing a major widening project over the next several years.  These are great signs for property owners in South Walton and Destin, Florida. How does... Continue reading

The Land Where Palm Trees Sway at Pavilion Palms in Destin

The Land Where Palm Trees Sway at Pavilion Palms in Destin

Picture yourself in a land where palm trees sway and gulf breezes whisk your cares away.  Sounds good, don’t you think? Today’s Window Wednesday offers guests this and more in Destin, Florida. Pavilion Palms 104C is where you'd rather be .   With 10-foot ceilings... Continue reading

Welcoming The Henderson to Destin

Welcoming The Henderson to Destin

We’re pleased to welcome The Henderson, a Salamander Beach & Spa Resort, to Destin, Florida. For our extended family of clients, guests and owners, you’re probably thinking,"Hasn't the Henderson been in Destin for years?"  Great question!   The Henderson... Continue reading