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Sea Turtle Conservancy’s Beachfront Lighting Retrofit Program to help pay cost of sea turtle safe lighting

Posted at 11:36 AM, Feb 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-12 11:36:21-05

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.  — The Town of Fort Myers beach says beachfront property owners might be able to get the costs of retrofitting lighting fixtures and bulbs that comply with sea turtle regulations paid for by The Sea Turtle Conservancy’s Beachfront Lighting Retrofit Program.

The Sea Turtle Conservancy is a non-profit research, conservation, and education organization in Florida.

The Conservancy has received grant funding designated for the lighting retrofit program through the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Gulf Environment Benefit Fund.

To learn more about the lighting grants and the program, call The Conservancy at (352) 373-6441 or click here.

To learn about the Fort Myers Beach sea turtle lighting ordinance click here.