Sea turtle swimming in shallow water with tex, "NSB Survey Nest Data"

NSB Turtle Tracker News

 

Pre-season leatherback nest NSB 4-4-14 (9)

Happy New Year!!   2019 is here and the sea turtle nesting season will begin in New Smyrna on May 1st.

At this time of year our group is preparing, ramping up supplies and attending mandatory pre-season training.

We welcome new volunteer in March.  To learn more send an email to nsbturtles@gmail.com.

On behalf of all the NSB Turtle Trackers, we would like to say thank you to all our wonderful turtle friends and volunteers.  Hope to see you soon on the beach soon.

 

 

 

 

Historical Nesting Data

The chart below reflects sea turtle nesting totals for each species since 2000 in New Smyrna Beach.

Year Loggerhead Green Leatherback Kemp’s ridley Total
2019
2018 252 1 2 0 255
2017 303 30 0 0 333
2016 223 0 3 0 226
2015 256 9 8 0 273
2014 154 2 2 1 159
2013 325 24 4 0 353
2012 389 7 2 0 398
2011 230 3 4 0 237
2010 286 12 3 0 301
2009 162 0 3 0 165
2008 336 14 0 0 350
2007 249 27 2 0 278
2006 191 9 0 0 200
2005 201 9 2 0 212
2004 101 2 1 0 104
2003 205 0 0 0 205
2002 223 8 0 0 231
2001 202 0 2 0 204
2000 319 8 0 0 327