Since 2013 Island Coffee Haus has been sponsoring turtle nests and monitoring the northern beaches of Anna Maria during turtle nesting season. Bev volunteers for the AMI Turtle and Shore Bird Watch. Every Friday during Sea Turtle nesting season (May to October) at 6am she walks the Northern beach (section 2) cleaning up trash left behind, and looking for Sea Turtle and Snowy Plover nests and tracks. She checks each nest to see if the baby turtles have hatched and then counts the eggs left behind so that the group can track how many Sea Turtles hatched.
Recently we were blessed to see a live crawl: