Sanibel Is Crushing It.

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On Fort Myers Beach Turtle Time reports 15 nests and 12 false crawls. SCCF reports 59 nests on Sanibel, 52 nests and 55 false crawls on the west end and 7 nests and 26 false crawls on the east end.

Captiva has 11 nests with 15 false crawls

Bonita Beach has 23 nests and 13 false crawls.

A false crawl happens when a turtle goes back to the water without laying eggs. The turtle may have been disturbed or did not find a suitable spot to nest.

Please do your part and fill in holes in the sand, remove beach furniture and other objects that would obstruct the path of a turtle and please remember to close your drapes at night not only to protect the turtles from disorientation but save your wallet from an ordinance violation.

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