Nest Data by Area

1998 Nest Data

The volunteers of Turtle Time, Inc. monitor the coastline from the northern tip of Fort Myers Beach to the Lee-Collier border of Bonita Beach. Below, the number of nests cataloged and marked for the 1998 season are listed by area.

*NNE stands for “Non Nesting Emergence” which means that the turtle crawled ashore, but did not nest
** Bonita Beach area stops at the Lee-Collier County line

Fort Myers Beach

Distance: 7 miles

Nests: 61

NNE*: 89

Nests Hatched:

Hatchlings: 3500

Big Hickory Island

Distance: 1.5 miles

Nests: 4

NNE*: 2

Nests Hatched:

Hatchlings: 210

Bonita Beach**

Distance: 2.5 miles

Nests: 90

NNE*: 64

Nests Hatched:

Hatchlings: 7465

Nest Data Archives by Year

Nesting data back through 1996 is archived here. Choose a year from the drop down menu and scroll to the year you wish to view.