Just six weeks left in sea turtle nesting season; Numbers stay strong in north county

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Record year for Loggerheads. (Photo by Bill DiPaolo)

Here’s the latest numbers on the scoreboard for the sea turtle nesting numbers on beaches on 10 miles north of Juno Beach onto Jupiter Island.

So far this year has been a record year for the nests that are counted by volunteers and officials at the The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach.

The nesting season started strong with a late-February visit by a nesting loggerhead.

The nesting season runs from March 1 –  Oct. 31.

 

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