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Longboat Key Manatee County Nest Count

As of July 1, 2024, we have 445 total sea turtle nests on the Manatee County portion of Longboat Key patrolled by Longboat Key Turtle Watch. If you are interested in learning more about sea turtle conservation, watch this video.

Public Turtle Walks - Saturdays in June & July

We will be hosting FREE public turtle walks in June & July this year!

Emergency Contact Information

Adult Turtle Strandings:
     Mote Marine Laboratory
          Stranding Office

Nest Tampering: 
Fish and Wildlife Commission

Nest Monitoring:
     Mote Marine Sea Turtle Program

Longboat Key Police: 

Fish Kill Hotline: