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

2011: Nest #26

Loggerhead near Rosemary Beach

Nest #26
4 escaped
0 alive in nest
51 dead in nest
6 dead pipped eggs
28 no obvious development
13 13 dead embryos
28 depredated
These poor fellows, were ready to come out when TS Lee covered them with water. Darn