Joe and Sandy Richmond, coordinators for Anna Maria Island Turtle and Shorebird Monitoring, are all smiles after marking off a sea turtle nest discovered on Elm Street in Anna Maria on Mother’s Day. The first sea turtle nest of the season was discovered Friday and, by Sunday, eight nests had been discovered. Hatchlings emerge from the nests in 45 to 70 days.
Joe and Sandy Richmond, coordinators for Anna Maria Island Turtle and Shorebird Monitoring, are all smiles after marking off a sea turtle nest discovered on Elm Street in Anna Maria on Mother’s Day. The first sea turtle nest of the season was discovered Friday and, by Sunday, eight nests had been discovered. Hatchlings emerge from the nests in 45 to 70 days.
Joe and Sandy Richmond, coordinators for Anna Maria Island Turtle and Shorebird Monitoring, are all smiles after marking off a sea turtle nest discovered on Elm Street in Anna Maria on Mother’s Day. The first sea turtle nest of the season was discovered Friday and, by Sunday, eight nests had been discovered. Hatchlings emerge from the nests in 45 to 70 days.

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