Loggerhead Sea Turtle Nesting on Hilton Head Island


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Loggerhead Sea Turtle Nesting on Hilton Head Island 

The Coastal Discovery Museum will host this program on January 22 at 3 pm in the Sea Island Room of the Museum.  The presentation will focus on turtle nesting habits and the conservation effort on the Island.  This past season produced record breaking nesting density for the island and the state of South Carolina. Amber Kuehn, Manager of the Hilton Head Island Sea Turtle Protection Project, will discuss the obstacles this endangered species faces on a populated beach to include light pollution, nesting habitat destruction, litter, boating hazards, and predation.  A power point presentation will be utilized to clearly define these examples with pictures and specific explanations. 

The cost is $7.00 per person (ages 9 and older please) and reservations are required by calling 843-689-6767 ext 223.  The Museum is located at 70 Honey Horn Drive.