Turtle Time: Watch Amelia Island Sea Turtle Nest Dig

Visitors of the night, sea turtles land on Amelia Island to deposit eggs and venture back to sea. The first two sea turtle nests of the 2014 season were rare leatherbacks, the world’s largest turtle.

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.

Amelia Island Turtle Trot 2012

Start Labor Day Monday with a spectacular beach sunrise followed by a feel-good event supporting sea turtles.  

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.

Florida’s 2010 Sea Turtle Nesting Best In 10 Years

Good news for sea turtle nesting in Florida this season.

Guarding The Beach: Fernandina Beach, Florida’s City Lifeguards

AT THE SEASIDE: Warm weather, sunshine, barefoot at the beach. The summer season has arrived at beautiful Atlantic coast beaches of Fernandina in northeast Florida.