Officials in Volusia County are seeing a record-breaking number of sea turtle nests on the county’s beaches this year.
The 16th annual Tour de Turtles officially kicked off at Disney’s Vero Beach Resort Saturday morning.
Several flood barriers in Volusia County are scheduled to be taken down as sea turtle nesting season begins, according to the Florida Division of Emergency Management.
Team members at the zoo’s Sea Turtle Healing Center are getting ready to release Hope, a sub-adult green sea turtle, back into the ocean this week, marking its 200th release to date.
A young green sea turtle will go back to the ocean Thursday morning after five months of care, including surgery to remove fishing line from its intestines.
More sea turtles are nesting on Brevard County’s beaches this summer and more are getting stuck too.
Firefighters in Brevard County rescued another sea turtle this month after it found its way onto someone’s back porch.
Just in time for sea turtle mating season in the Florida Keys, a rehabilitated male loggerhead turtle has been released off Pigeon Key.