In the sea turtle hatchling season, the night patrols are cancelled to leave the beach free for the turtles. The morning patrols are continued for excavations, which are usually done 10 days after the first sea turtle baby track from the nest or from the expected opening date.
Special thanks to Manuel Coleman and the Katelios Group for providing information on the steps in turtle rescue and providing photographs. Photos copyright 2004 The Katelios Group. Used by permission; all rights reserved.