Countdown to 2023 Sea Turtle Nesting season
Sea Turtle nesting season begins May 1st and ends Oct. 31st.
You can help save sea turtles by keeping the beach clean (take away trash), dark (turn off lights), and flat (refill holes and knockdown sandcastles).
Be a Sea Turtle Hero
If you find a sea turtle in distress,
injured, sick or deceased,
Amelia Island Sea Turtle Watch
in a State Park or outside of Nassau County, please contact
Be prepared to answer some questions:
What is the exact location of the animal?
Is the turtle alive or dead?
What is the approximate size of the turtle?
Is the turtle marked with spray paint? (This may indicate that the turtle has been previously documented.)
What is the location of the closest access point to the turtle?
If the turtle is alive, please be prepared to stay with it until help arrives.