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Sebastian Inlet sea turtle nest numbers as of April 1  2024

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Here's the sea turle nesting  update at Sebastian Inlet.  The counts include beaches to the north and south of the inlet (Zones A-F), and as of today, survey teams have identified:

Updated nest numbers are:

Loggerhead - 0

Greens - 0

Leatherback - 3

Kemps – 0

Total – 3

The Sebastian Inlet District works in tandem with park officials and employs biologiststo conduct daily surveys on the beaches just South of Sebastian Inlet – along a one-half mile stretch starting near McLarty Treasure Museum and continuing South to Ambersand beach access in Indian River County.  District monitoring efforts began on March 1 and will continue through the end of the nesting season in October.

Updated October 16, 2023