Sun., May 19, 2013 2:00pm
Officials from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources say volunteers and researchers have found loggerhead sea turtle nests on Wassaw, St. Catherines and Ossabaw Islands.
Thu., October 18, 2012 1:15pm
Georgia wildlife officials are saying for the first time that loggerhead sea turtles are recovering along the state's coast after more than 24 years of ups and downs for the threatened species. Department of Natural Resources biologist Mark Dodd said Thursday the giant turtles laid a record number of nests on Georgia beaches for the third straight year this summer.
Mon., July 30, 2012 11:32am
Georgia wildlife officials say they're seeing a sea turtle baby boom on the state's beaches. More than 2,000 turtle nests have been counted this year along Georgia's 100-mile coast.
Wed., June 20, 2012 11:00am
Authorities have intercepted 156 sea turtle eggs stolen from a nest on Sapelo Island. Georgia wildlife officials said they began investigating the theft after learning the eggs had been stolen from the nest.
Fri., April 27, 2012 7:46am
The first loggerhead sea turtle nest of the year in Georgia has been reported on Atlantic coast. National Park Service biologist Doug Hoffman said the nest was found this week on Cumberland Island.