As beachgoers flock back to the shore after COVID-19 closures, they need to keep more than social distancing precautions in mind. Navarre Beach’s sea turtle nesting season officially started May 1, meaning four species of these endangered reptiles will be coming ashore at night to lay their eggs. Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center founder […]
Shorebird season has started along the Gulf Islands National Seashore. The seashore provides a nesting habitat for several species of ground nesting shorebirds. Read the full article in the March 16 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at navarrepress.com for as little as $38 per year.
Shorebirds are back on the beach and Gulf Islands National Seashore is making an effort to keep the migratory birds safe during their nesting season. The efforts include reducing the speed limit to 25 miles per hour through the parks and educating visitors on the importance of staying out of nesting areas on the beach. […]
The health of bald eagles in the state of Florida has improved significantly in 40-plus years. Nests are being observed throughout Florida this year, including in Santa Rosa County. It is the first survey since the 2011-12 nesting season. Another month remains in the current nesting season so the numbers have yet to be updated. […]