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:
Along the Florida coast, sea turtles annually make between 40,000 and 84,000 nests. Females nest every 2-3 years, laying several nests on sandy beaches.

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