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Lights out for Tybee

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“Lights Out for Tybee” May 1 – Oct 31 “Lights Out for Tybee”  is a program that has been put into effect to protect nesting Loggerhead Sea Turtles.  Tybee Island urges people to turn off or shield light coming from structures visible from the beach after 9 pm from May 1st to October 31st.  Artificial […]

Protect the Coastal Wildlife

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Everyone loves baby sea turtles! The shape of their little flippers, their geometric-patterned shells, their big eyes and smiling faces are all visually appealing. Their tiny size and struggle to run to the ocean bring out our maternal instincts, inspiring us to say, “Awwwww!” The oldest known sea turtle fossils are estimated to be about 150 […]

Lights Out on Tybee a Success!

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“Lights Out on Tybee”  is a program that has been put into effect to protect nesting Loggerhead Sea Turtles.  Tybee Island urges people to turn off or shield light coming from structures visible from the beach after 10pm from May1st to October 31st.  Artificial lights can  discourage females from nesting.  Also sea turtle hatchlings usually emerge […]