Tourists warned not to tamper with nesting turtles on Anna Maria Island

WFTSPublished: June 21, 2017
Published: June 21, 2017

Sea turtle nesting season is happening right now in the Tampa Bay area, but members of the Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch Club are noticing a disturbing trend. They said tourists are marking the nest by writing in the sand which disturbs the nest and the data the group uses to monitor the turtles.

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