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Lights Out For What!? (Sea Turtles)

Lights Out For What!? (Sea Turtles)

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By Hope Arent,  PVC Content Guru

The Palmera team puts a lot of thought into our blog subjects, and lately I have been trying to make them fun and entertaining for our members, visitors, and anyone else who happens to stumble upon our page. The goal of this blog is the show all of the great things Hilton Head has to offer, and by no fault of our island – lately, as a writer, I have had a little bit of a mental block.

A couple weeks ago, someone mentioned Sea Turtles as a potential subject – which I sort of blew off.. yes, sea turtles are a “thing” on Hilton Head, but no one will want to read about that…

I was driving to work a couple days ago, and still struggling with “writer’s block” looked over and saw a car with a Lights Out for Sea Turtles bumper sticker. I knew that you were supposed to turn out your lights on the beach at night at some time of year, which I thought was cool, and decided I would revisit this idea for a blog.

Much to my surprise, I got half way through the Town of Hilton Head article, and really felt like this was something cool and interesting, but also the things you can do to LITERALLY save these baby turtles’ lives are so easy there is no reason not to do them! (I also kept thinking of that little dude from Finding Nemo and felt seriously emotionally attached to these potential “hatchlings” AKA sea turtle babies)

Based on my extensive* research, here are the things I think you should know about Hilton Head’s seasonal residents: loggerhead babies and their mommas. Read more

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