Sea Turtle Nesting Season begins March 1st and ends October 31st
Per Town Ordinance Section 26-823, Shielding of Light. All oceanfront property owners are required to ensure that all lighting shall be positioned or shielded so that light is not visible from the beach during this period.
There are 3 types ofturtles:
Tortoise Turtles (Land only)
Terrapin Turtles (Lakes and Ponds)
Sea Turtles (Ocean only)
There are only 7 species of Sea Turtles 3 of which come to Palm Beach County to nest. These are the Loggerhead, the Leatherback, and the Green.