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Peak sea turtle nesting season reminders for St. Johns County residents

By NewsLine Staff

Sea turtle nesting season is currently at its peak, with female turtles still nesting while hatchlings from older nests begin emerging. St. Johns County residents have a special opportunity and responsibility to protect these creatures and their vulnerable nesting sites as they return each season to nest along the beaches. St. Johns County officials are reminding residents, visitors and businesses to help protect natural habitat by observing the following actions while enjoying the beach: