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Turtle Release At Dreams PV June 2013?

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Turtle Release At Dreams PV June 2013?

Will be staying at Dreams PV June 15th and excited about Turtle Release program. I've seen conflicting online research saying season is Jun-Oct or Oct-Dec. Does anyone have any idea if one can participate in Turtle Release program June 2013?

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1. Re: Turtle Release At Dreams PV June 2013?

June is when the mama turtles first start coming onto the beach to lay their eggs and when the volunteers are collecting them for the beach nurseries. Release season (after the eggs have hatched into baby turtles) is later in the year. Prime release season is October (earlier and later also -- lasting for several weeks). We once released 400 babies in one night. For years we planned our trips around the releases.

Unless climate change has changed the normal pattern, there is no release in June as the eggs haven't been laid yet.

Google "Oscar Aranda turtles Puerto Vallarta" and that should bring up quite a bit of information about the turtles of Banderas Bay.

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2. Re: Turtle Release At Dreams PV June 2013?

What are the most common beaches in PV to see these turtles?

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3. Re: Turtle Release At Dreams PV June 2013?

Incubation of the eggs is about 45 days, so there won't be any releases in June, but maybe some egg collections.

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