Maximizing Turtle Nesting Success and Increasing Rehabilitation (FL)

Project Description

Reduce disturbance and disorientation on Florida nesting beaches, and expand capacity at rehabilitation facilities. Project will enact disturbance controls, private lighting replacements, and rehabilitation expansion around Florida.

Project Map

Publicly Accessible: Yes
County: Brevard County, FL; Charlotte County, FL; Hillsborough County, FL; Liberty County, FL; Monroe County, FL; Orange County, FL; Palm Beach County, FL; Pinellas County, FL; Sarasota County, FL; Volusia County, FL
Project Size:
  • 573.47 miles

Project Sites

  • Brevard and Palm Beach Counties- Priority nesting beaches around the state of Florida that have been identified as hotspots for threats of predation or light pollution, including sites in the Panhandle, Gulf and East coasts
  • Clearwater Marine Aquarium - Rehab Facility
  • Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (C.R.O.W.) Wildlife Hospital - Rehab Facility
  • Gulf Specimen Marine Laboratory, Inc- Rehab Facility
  • Gulf World Marine Park - Rehab Facility
  • Gumbo Limbo Nature Center - Rehab Facility
  • Hidden Harbor Marine Environmental Project, Inc - Rehab Facility
  • Loggerhead Marinelife Center - Rehab Facility
  • Mote Marine Laboaratory - Rehab Facility
  • Priority nesting beaches around the state of Florida that have been identified as hotspots for threats of predation or light pollution, including sites in the Panhandle, Gulf and East coasts
  • The Florida Aquarium- Rehab Facility
  • Volusia Marine Science Center - Rehab Facility
  • Walt Disney World, Co. - Rehab Facility

Goals and Targets

Targeted Habitats:

No targeted habitats were identified for this project.

Targeted Species:

No targeted species were identified for this project.

Conservation Actions

Action Status Start Year End Year
Other - Species conservation and management: Restore response, critical care, and rehabilitation capacity In Progress 2010 2010
Other - Species conservation and management: Increase network capacity In Progress 2010 2010

Outcomes

Is the success of this project's actions being monitored? No/Unknown

Quick Facts

Owning Organization

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

Managing Organization

Caribbean Conservation Corporation, Inc.
(Foundation)

Contact Information

General Information

Project #: 14970
Last Updated: January 17, 2011

Project Relations

Partners

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

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