Longboat Key Manatee County Nest Count

As of May 14, 2018 there are 9 sea turtle nests on the Manatee County portion of Longboat Key patrolled by Longboat Key Turtle Watch.

Public Turtle Walks -Saturdays in June & July

Join us on Saturdays in June and July for Public Turtle Walks! Meet at 4795 Gulf of Mexico Drive at 6:45am. No reservation needed.

Emergency Contact Information

Adult Turtle Strandings:
     Mote Marine Laboratory
          Stranding Office
          941-988-0212

Nest Tampering: 
     
Fish and Wildlife Commission
         888-404-3922

Nest Monitoring:
     Mote Marine Sea Turtle Program
         941-388-4331

Longboat Key Police: 
      941-316-1977

Fish Kill Hotline: 
      800-636-0511