North: Judie E. found activity north #8mm where the turtle must have crawled over her body pit as she exited. She probed, located a soft spot in shelly sand and found eggs…way to go Judie!
DEB27 natural 33.380780 -79.146888
Hobcaw: Wendy and Duane were immediately greeted with 2 crawls in Ocean Green! They headed on to the inlet but found no other activity. Returning, Duane easily located his first nest…yay Duane!
HOB28 natural north #0mm
The next crawl proved to be tough and Duane got good experience. The turtle scaled the tall, pushed up dune and there was a long area of fluffy sand indicating covering of a nest. After many probes and holes dug, Duane found the egg chamber close to the end of the incoming crawl…good job!
HOB29 natural south WW#12
Article: This article appeared this week in the NY Times. It is good news about nesting in GA but is also reflective of SC/NC seasons:
DEB 27 HOB 29 SCUTE 147 SC 3694 (almost 1000 nests in a week!)