"...I can make a difference:
Make sure you remove everything you bring to the beach with you, including trash. You can even bring a bag with you to pick up extra trash you might find.
If you want to dig holes, make them below the high tide line so you don't accidentally dig into a turtle nest. Also, fill the holes in when you are done."
"...The threats facing sea turtles are numerous and, for the most part, humans are the problem. For those of us trying to protect sea turtles, it is a mixed blessing that so many threats are human-caused. On one hand, it is very hard to change human behavior. On the other hand, at least there is hope for eliminating threats..."
"Filling in holes and sandcastles is vital for local sea turtles’ safety. While sea turtle are beautiful, captivating creatures, it is illegal to harm or harass sea turtles, their nests or hatchlings. Sea turtles are protected by the US Endangered Species Act of 1973 and Florida Statute Chapter 370. You can familiarize yourself with nesting season do’s and don’ts and become an ambassador for these important rules."