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3 Jun 2022
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Sea Turtle Nesting Season occurs every year from May to October!  Please do your part so these little sea turtle hatchlings make it home safely to the ocean!  RVA is proud to participate in ocean conservation and marine awareness to help preserve our small island community.

What you need to know:
-Sea Turtle Nesting Season is officilly April 15 - October 31.
-Remove beach furniture at night.
-Respect marked sea turtle nests.
-Make sure you are aware of your local sea turtle ordinances.
- Stay off the beach at night during nesting season.
-Keep all lights off the beach including flashlights, fireworks, and fishing lights.

For more info or to adopt a nest to support sea turtle conservation, please contact Mote Marine Laboratory @MoteMarineLab,, or email [email protected].

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