Green Turtles Take Over

For the first time in Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge history the number of Green turtle nests have surpassed the number of Loggerhead nests. Doc’s response to this phenomenon, “A few years ago I would have told you it would not be possible, but today we see that the Green turtle is a true conservation success story here in FL.”


We study one of the most important loggerhead nesting beaches in the Western Hemisphere!

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