Thursday, June 30

We had 2 nests this morning, both laid high and dry!  We also enjoyed several visitors who got to observe the excitement and learn more about the process!

One family called last night just before midnight to report a turtle nesting.  They were thrilled to observe the miracle from a respectful distance!  The Mama for this nest crawled over 2 exposed Christmas Trees from last year’s dune project.  Sea turtles do not see well on land and will run into or crawl over anything in their way.  We hope she wasn’t injured in the process!

**This conservation work for protected sea turtles on Caswell Beach is authorized by the NC Wildlife Resources Commission (ES Permit 22ST03).