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Archive for April 2015

LMC celebrates Earth Day 2015!

Happy Earth Day! On this special day of recognizing the beautiful green (and blue) planet we live on, we’ve come up with a simple list of things you can do today to show the earth you care. 1. Take a walk. We know it’s easier to drive and pick up that iced latte or to…

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Thousands Attend TurtleFest 2015

Over 10,000 people attended the twelfth anniversary of Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s (LMC) largest annual event, TurtleFest, which focused on discovering our world ocean and taught guests practical ways to practice sea turtle and ocean conservation. TurtleFest 2015: Discovering Our World Ocean was held on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at Loggerhead Marinelife Center and the surrounding…

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Meet the 2015 Nesting Season Research Team!

You’ve heard about all the awesome research Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) has been doing to promote and sustain sea turtle conservation. But who’s really behind it? Read on about LMC’s research department, including the six field technicians and two interns who are assisting in collecting this season’s data alongside LMC research staff! Our interns: Samantha Colios:…

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Hooked Sea Turtle Gets a Second Chance

Elsa, a large female loggerhead sea turtle, took one final glance before making the journey back into her ocean home. Over 500 smiling faces looked back at her, encouraging her with phrases like “You’ve got it, Elsa! Enjoy eating lots of lobster!”  This is the type of interaction between sea turtles and humans that inspires…

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