Tracking Turtles: Amelia Island’s 2013 Sea Turtle Nesting Season

Sea Turtle Watch volunteers monitor Amelia Island’s beaches daily, mark new nests, and record data after the nests have hatched. Watch a sea turtle nest excavation, a wonderful learning experience.

Sea Turtle Groupies Attend Nest Dig Gigs on Amelia Island

Like rock bands, Amelia Island Sea Turtle Watch volunteers attract groupies who follow their turtle gigs.

Amelia Island Sea Turtle Nests 2011

It was a particularly interesting beach bike ride. Fresh sea turtle trails led away from new sea turtle nests in Fernandina Beach, not yet washed away by the tide.

Banner Year For Sea Turtle Nests on Amelia

As of August 17, 2010, 191 sea turtle nests have been marked on Amelia Island, Florida (almost all are loggerhead nests).