The Sea Turtle Conservancy initiated a campaign to address the threats to Florida's nesting sea turtles posed by coastal development, construction of sea walls, and increasing reliance on beach nourishment to protect poorly sited upland development. STC's Coastal Policy Initiative seeks to eliminate or reduce the continued destruction of Florida's remaining coastal habitat by addressing the root causes - poorly designed coastal management policies and ineffective enforcement of existing laws and regulations.
A growing battle to hold back the rising sea and steady the constant ebb and flow of sand along the shoreline.
Armoring structures help protect private property from erosion, but reduce suitable sea turtle nesting sites.
The Coastal Construction Control Line program established a jurisdictional zone on the coast.
A unique, intact, integrated, historical landscape representing a microcosm of history.