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Archive for March 2012

Sea Turtle Release Saturday at Noon is Great Free Activity for Spring Breakers

Sub-adult loggerhead sea turtle “Melba” has been cleared for release following 170 days of rehabilitation at Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach. The 86.13 pound sea turtle’s release is scheduled for Saturday, March 24, at 12:00 p.m. Pre-release procedures will begin at 11:30 a.m. at Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s campus, located at 14200 US Highway One…

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Four Mile Race 4 the Sea Gives Earth Day Weekend a Running Start

Loggerhead Marinelife Center will kick-off Earth Day weekend and the 9th Annual TurtleFest with an inaugural four mile race along A1A through Juno Beach at 6 p.m. on April 20, 2012, with registration beginning at 5 p.m. The first-ever “Run 4 the Sea” will also feature a one-mile fun run for children. Registration for the…

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Nesting Season Begins Today on Florida's East Coast

Sea turtle nesting season begins tomorrow on Florida’s east coast. Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) patrols 9.8 miles of beach in Juno Beach, Jupiter and Tequesta, where 12% of the state’s sea turtle nests were laid last year. The organization’s team of biologists surveys the beaches each morning during nesting season, from March 1 to October…

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