World Turtle News, 11/01/2018
Gumbo Limbo marks end of sea turtle nesting season
The count for this year’s nesting on Boca beaches was 686 loggerheads, the big ones. Greens accounted for 19 and leatherbacks 18. The count was down for loggerheads and greens from last year, 767 and 300 respectively. Only five leatherbacks nested in 2017.
Turtle News From Around the World
India: fishing ban in place starting 11/01, talk of new sea turtle facility
Canada: Canadian Sea Turtle Network seeking volunteers to spot cold stunned sea turtles
India: olive ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) mating season begins
Canada: Clark County Public Works is looking for volunteers to help improve the Turtle Pond
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Photo from Gumbo Limbo Nature Center.