NEVER PUSH OR ATTEMPT TO ASSIST STRANDED ANIMALS BACK TO THE WATER! More harm can be done and it is illegal without proper permits. 

2009: Nest 1

Nest #1 was found by Wayne Lofton and marked by Val and Wayne Lofton.  This nest is a Loggerhead found in Seacrest near Monterey and left in place.


Nest #1 hatched 7/25/09

Escaped from nest    9
Alive in nest and released     8
total hatched eggs      17
infertile no obvious    76
dead enbroyos    9
total unhatched    85
total eggs    102
survival percentage   17%   Is great for a washed over nest that we didn’t expect anything to happen!