Coastal Construction and other Beach Activities

Whom to call:

To report someone disturbing a sea turtle nest or an injured, dead, or harassed Sea Turtle
Call:  1-888-404-FWCC (3922)
Cellular phone *FWC or #FWC

To obtain a beach cleaning permit:

Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) 850-488-7708

To find a Marine Turtle Permit Holder:
Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) 1-561-575-5408

To report unauthorized beach cleaning:

Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission 850-488-7708



FWC Facts:
American eels spend 10 to 20 years in fresh or brackish waters only to migrate hundreds of miles to spawn in saltwater in the Atlantic’s Sargasso Sea.

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