• Visitors enjoying a stroll along Canaveral National Seashore's pristine beach

    Canaveral

    National Seashore Florida

Nature & Science

2014 Sea Turtle Nest Counts

Turtle Nest Counts as of September 27, 2014:

Loggerhead (Caretta cretta):
Apollo - 1,144....................Playalinda - 2,178

Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas):
Apollo - 152....................Playalinda - 253

Leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea):
Apollo - 10....................Playalinda - 10

Kemps Ridley (Lepidochelys kempii):
Apollo - 0....................Playalinda - 0

Total Nest Count: 3,747


Turtle Watch Reservation Information


2013 Sea Turtle Nesting Summary

National parks contain many of our nation's most treasured landscapes, from the majestic mountain ranges of Alaska to the vast sawgrass prairies of the Everglades. To safeguard these treasures, the National Park Service combines the best available science with innovative education and stewardship programs. We encourage you to "Explore Nature". Learn about the natural resources in parks, from the rocks under our feet to the sky overhead and everything in between. (more)

Nature & Science articles, relevant to Canaveral National Seashore, are available in PDF format, by clicking on the topic of interest listed below:

Animals
Beaches
Birds
Coast & Shorelines
Crustaceans
Environmental Factors
Fire Regime
Fish
Forests
Groundwater
Mammals
Marine Plants & Algae
Mollusks
Natural Features & EcoSystems
Non-Native Species
Pests
Plants
Reptiles
Sand Dunes
Scenic Vistas
Scrublands
Trees & Shrubs
Water Quality
Wetlands, Marshes & Swamps
Wild Flowers

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