Saturday, April 25, 2009

Another Great Year for Loggerheads Waiting?

Sea turtles' nesting season nears
State biologists worry about effects of dredging on the loggerheads

By Teresa Stepzinski

A mass of hard-shelled mothers to be are waiting off the Georgia coast.

Loggerhead sea turtles - many believed to be nesting females - have been sighted offshore, prompting cautious optimism among state wildlife biologists that it could be another good year for the protected species.

"We expect them to move in and start nesting beginning next week. We're kind of expecting it will be.....

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