Wicker Inn

Address: 5581 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228
Reservations: 1-800-285-3481   Fax: 941-383-9780

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2020 Sea Turtle Nesting Season begins May 1st through October 31st

sea turtle nesting

Sea turtle nesting season takes place from May 1-Oct. 31 on Southwest Florida beaches, which includes Longboat Key. On nesting beaches, light from waterfront properties can disorient nesting female turtles and their young, which emerge at night and use dim natural light to find the sea. Also, beach furniture, trash and other obstacles can impede sea turtles and their young.

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