South Florida beaches are important nesting areas for sea turtles, and the sand dunes are home to many unique plants and animals. When visiting, help protect Florida’s sea turtles, other wildlife and the coastal habitats upon which they depend. The sea turtle nesting season in South Florida runs from March through October on the Atlantic […]
South Florida sea turtle nesting season is from March to October. It’s Here! do you know the five species of sea turtles found in Florida? Green Sea Turtle Average Life Span: 80+ years Size: Up to 5 feet Weight: Up to 700 lbs Protection Status: Endangered Fun Fact: Green turtle cannot pull its head into […]
This following information is from Sun-Sentinel.com The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has made changes to enable divers to kill more lionfish. Harvesting the invasive fish no longer will require a fishing license when using certain gear and there is no recreational or commercial bag limit. The FWC is taking these actions to encourage […]
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If you’re in northern broward county and find an injured bird, please bring it to the Wildlife Care Center in Lighthouse Point. Wildlife Care Center (Bird Center Drop Off) North Broward 2821 N.E. 45th St. Lighthouse Point, Fl 33064 Information has been added to the Wildlife Rescue page.
The weather was great today! The sun was shining and Lake Atlantic was smooth with an infinite level of visibility. Netalia and I planned on snorkeling the North Deerfield Beach Ledges today before 9 a.m. to avoid the lifeguards. From the ledges, we were going to venture northbound until we got to Turtle Reef. Around […]
If you see an injured animal that needs professional attention, please call the care center which services that area. Broward County Sea Turtle Conservation Program- Sea Turtle Rescue Team This is the group that treated Squirt! (Saved a Sea Turtle Today!) If you see dead, injured or sick sea turtles or hatchlings, call 954-328-0580 or 888-404-3922 […]