Nature & Science
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:
Coast & Shorelines
Marine Plants & Algae
Natural Features & EcoSystems
Trees & Shrubs
Wetlands, Marshes & Swamps
Did You Know?
That temperature determines the sex of sea turtle hatchlings? Females are hatched in the top, or warmer part of the nest, and males in the lower, or cooler part.