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7960900472?profile=originalSea turtle eggs were uncovered by rough seas that followed Hurricane Dorian and other tropical systems this fall. Photo provided by Gumbo Limbo Nature Center

By Rich Pollack

Despite the impacts of Hurricane Dorian and more recent high tides and rough

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7960757878?profile=originalVolunteers with Sea Turtle Adventures install collection canisters for used fishing line at the Boynton Inlet. Photo provided

By Steve Plunkett
    
    Sea turtles nested on South County beaches in mostly record numbers in 2017.
    “We had a record-b

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By Ron Hayes

    Hurricane Irma spared Palm Beach County the worst it could do, and the county’s sea turtle nests seem to have been spared its worst as well.
    “In general, the beach was in better shape than we expected,” said Kirt Rusenko, the marin

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7960720277?profile=originalA least tern sits on eggs on the beach in Boca Raton.

7960720071?profile=originalFlorida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission workers and Gumbo Limbo staff

make signs for a perimeter fence to deter beachgoers from walking on the nest.

7960719878?profile=originalThe dappled color of the eggs is a go

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