Summer is approaching once again here at the Jersey Shore. That means turtle season and we hope you "brake" for our slow-moving shelled friends.

 

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If you live in Ocean or Monmouth Counties you probably have seen "turtle crossing" signs. Residents have posted these reminders throughout the Jersey Shore to help spare the turtles 🐢 from being hit by motorists as they make their way to lay eggs this Summer.

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We are currently in a very active season and will run through August. My wife and I usually spot turtles on the move while we hike. So be on the lookout and give the turtles a brake! It’s very sad to see crushed turtles on area roadways, so keep an eye out and slow down this summer.

I was out last weekend and I saw many many turtles trying to cross area roadways, most I have seen all summer so far. So if you are not already doing so, keep an eye out and give the turtles a "brake" this summer and keep them safe. It would be a shame to see our turtle population shrink and one way to maintain their habitat here at the Jersey Shore it to avoid hitting them.

It's probably a good practice during our busy summer months to slow down on area roadways anyway, so this will keep everyone safe. Lots of kids out playing this time of year so a "slow down" helps everyone.

DO YOU HAVE A LOT OF TURTLES IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD?

 

Turtle Crossing

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