Sea turtle nests ruined by Tropical Storm Isaias — but don’t touch hatchlings or eggs

(FloridaToday.com 2020/08/03)  The Indialantic-based Sea Turtle Preservation Society and the Brevard Zoo Sea Turtle Healing Center in Viera are trained in caring for sea turtle hatchlings.  The recent Tropical Storm Isaias’s  waves unearthed untold numbers of eggs and hatchlings during a peak time for turtle nesting.  Since sea turtles are a protected species through state and federal law, the public should contact the Sea Turtle Preservations’ hotline at 321-206-0646 if they see any disturbed nests or injured hatchings.  Read the complete article here.

 

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