Longboat Key Manatee County Nest Count

As of September 8, 2018 there have been 469 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