Local beaches break record with wall-to-wall with sea turtle nests!

JACKSONVILLE, Fla — Crescent Beach Turtle Patrol has just announced our coast has officially broken the all-time nesting record of 1,145 in 2019 with 1,160 nests this season and still counting!


The Turtle patrol has posted a map with each of the recorded nests recorded along the coast, and the numbers are staggering!

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So far there are 1098 loggerheads, 45 greens, 16 leatherbacks, and 1 kemps ridley! For comparison, our 2021 total on this date was just 789.

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