Coastal Construction and other Beach Activities

Whom to call:

To report someone disturbing a sea turtle nest or an injured, dead, or harassed Sea Turtle
Call:  1-888-404-FWCC (3922)
Cellular phone *FWC or #FWC

To obtain a beach cleaning permit:

Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) 850-488-7708

To find a Marine Turtle Permit Holder:
Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) 1-561-575-5408

To report unauthorized beach cleaning:

Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission 850-488-7708

FWC Facts:
Vessels 16 feet or longer must carry at least 3 daytime and 3 nighttime visual distress signals (or 3 combination daytime/nighttime signals) at all times when on coastal waters.

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