Turtle Season Wraps Up
As tourist season approaches, islanders say goodbye to a different kind of annual visitor as Turtle Season officially ended on October 31st. We spoke with Turtle Time Director Eve Haverfield this week and she told us that - while there are still some issues with folks harassing this endangered species - 2013 was, overall, a good year to be a turtle."We ended up with 44 nests (an additional nest reported in last week's paper turned out to be false) and that's a pretty good number,” Eve said. "Since the same groups of turtles tend to nest every other year, we compared that number to 2011, when we only had 28.