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Sea Turtle Patrol


Sea turtle nesting and hatching season is May-October. Stop by the Environmental Program Office on the top floor of the Landings Building to find out how you can participate!

Are you interested in participating with the Dewees Sea Turtle Patrol?   

South Carolina’s sea turtle nesting and hatching season runs from May 15 to October 15.  Dewees Island’s turtle patrols begin at 6 am and cover either the North end, South end, or the entire beach. 

Contact Lori at lori@deweesislandpoa.org or 843-568-3994 for more information about how you can be involved.

The following websites are valuable resources for local information on sea turtle nesting, natural history of sea turtles, and turtle conservation.