Sea Turtle Information and Conservation

Park sea turtle release
A tiny sea turtle begins its journey after hatching in the park.

NPS image by Ryan Fura

There are many opportunities to observe sea turtles in their natural habitat in the park. We hope you are lucky enough to spot a turtle surfacing in the water or hanging out on a reef. To learn more about the different aspects of sea turtles and what park employees and volunteers are doing to protect them, please click on the links below.

Sea turtle nest work
Sea turtle nest site work at Elliott Key.

NPS image by Matt Johnson

Last updated: February 16, 2017

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