turtles Florida Aquarium Sea Turtle Rehab Center Opens In Apollo Beach By Steve Newborn • Jan 23, 2019 Steve Newborn / WUSF Public Media The Florida Aquarium cut the ribbon Wednesday on a sea turtle rehabilitation center in Apollo Beach. It will expand efforts to save endangered turtles - and increase public awareness of them. State Officials Investigating Turtle Deaths In Florida By The Associated Press • May 31, 2018 Environmental officials are investigating a freshwater turtle die-off in Florida. St. Pete Beach's Turtle Trackers Help Threatened Loggerheads By Devin Rodriguez • Aug 18, 2016 Devin Rodriguez/WUSF / WUSF News Listen Listening... / 4:25 As the sun rises over St. Pete Beach, Tracy Andrews walks across the sand searching for turtle crawls. Turtle Nesting Season Starts This Week By Lisa Peakes • May 2, 2016 Lisa Peakes/WUSF It's the time of year when wooden stakes and yellow plastic tape are boxing off sections of sand on area beaches. Turtle nesting season begins this week. Cases of Disoriented Nesting Turtles on the Rise By Yoselis Ramos • Jul 15, 2013 morguefile.com It's the middle of turtle nesting season, as adult turtles are coming ashore to lay their eggs. But Sarasota and Manatee beaches are seeing a high number of turtles getting lost.