SARASOTA FLA. - Sarasota County Area Transit unveiled a new beach route on Saturday that runs the length of Siesta Key.
SARASOTA COUNTY – In the aftermath of Tropical Storm Andrea along the Suncoast, it appears the coastline in our area held up well. There are, however, impacts to some annual visitors and their nests: sea turtles.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Federal agencies say 685 miles of beaches and nearly 200,000 square miles of the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico are critical habitat for threatened loggerhead sea turtles.
MIAMI (AP) — Federal authorities have announced critical habitat for the threatened loggerhead sea turtle in Florida and five other Southeastern states.
SARASOTA, Fla. - Sea turtles have finished nesting on beaches from Longboat Key through Venice, where green sea turtles laid a record number of nests and loggerhead sea turtles also had a strong year, according to Mote Marine Laboratory's Sea Turtle Conservation and Research Program.
Nearly three dozen sea turtles taken from the frigid waters of Cape Cod are recovering in Florida.
SARASOTA--More and more turtles are becoming disoriented according to officials at Mote Marine Laboratory.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida man has been sentenced to two years in prison for poaching more than 300 sea turtle eggs.
BIG PINE KEY, Fla. (AP) — A live-streaming webcam is focused on a loggerhead sea turtle nest on a Florida Keys beach.
Researchers hope residents and visitors alike will treat these amazing creatures with respect.
SARASOTA, CO., FL - Wildlife officials have counted more than 25,000 green sea turtle nests along the 26 beaches this year.
SARASOTA - Sea turtle nesting season begins this Wednesday, but some new changes at Mote Marine Laboratory will have you seeing fewer nests on local beaches. But that doesn't mean the nests aren't there.
Venice man captures rare site in Venice. A Kemp's ridley sea turtle. We have his story.
SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. - Once nearly extinct, the green sea turtle is now coming back in record numbers. More than 25,000 nests were counted this year around the state; that's more than double the previous record.