About The LBK Turtle Watch and
What we do
| The Longboat Key Turtle Watch group patrols Gulf
side beaches starting at the Manatee
County line (Sea Club Resort), north to the Longboat Pass bridge, Greer Island (Beer Can).
This stretch of beach is divided into 4 zones and is patrolled by 38 volunteers, who walk
the beach at 6:30 AM in the morning, one or more days a week. The patrols typically start
May 1st, and usually end by Oct. 31st, when all the marked nests have hatched or been dug up.
Zone A starts at 6990 GMD, Broadway St, and covers the beach north to Greer Island (Beer Can)..
Zone B starts at 6400 GMD, 6400 Building), and covers the beach north to 6990 GMD.
Zone C starts at 5231 GMD, Covert Inn II, and covers the beach north to 6400 GMD.
Zone D starts at 4441 GMD, Sea Club, and covers the beach north to 5231 GMD.
COME JOIN US !!
Click to Watch:
A Video covering the complete
nesting of our LBK Turtles
To donate to the Longboat Key Turtle Watchplease click this button:All Donations are Tax Deductible.