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Archive for June 2015

Do's and Don'ts of Sea Turtle Nesting

Supporting sea turtles is a year round commitment, however eight of the twelve months of the year are especially crucial. Sea turtle nesting season spans from March 1 to October 31. Since we are halfway through the season, it is imperative to review the do’s and don’ts. 1. “You’ve got to go and DIG FILL those…

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World Sea Turtle Day

World Sea Turtle Day, June 16, is a day dedicated to showcase sea turtles paramountcy. These beautiful ancient creatures contribute to the well-being of the ocean and environment. Sea turtles have been on Earth for more than 100 million years, yet 6 out of the 7 species are currently endangered or threatened. Each of us…

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June Newsletter 2015

CEO Chatter with Jack Lighton Dear Friends of LMC, What an exciting week we have just had! I am thrilled to report that we sent multiple sea turtle patients back into their ocean homes last week. This is due to the incredible care and love they receive from our staff, volunteers, donors and supporters. I…

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Amanda's Release – My First Experience!

Showing up to Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) on Thursday morning, I didn’t know what to expect. I was born and raised in Jupiter, Florida, and visited LMC countless times over the years, but I had never seen a sea turtle release before. Amanda was brought to LMC on December 28, 2014, after a group of divers…

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LMC’s guide to Father’s Day

Squirt: Whoa! That was so cool! Hey, Dad! Did you see that? Did you see me? Did you see what I did? Crush: You so totally rock, Squirt! So gimme some fin. If your dad is the Crush to your Squirt, he deserves a turtlely awesome father’s day. With father’s day, June 21st, right around…

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Home is not where the hatchlings are

Ever heard the saying, “If you love something, set it free”? It turns out that this tried-but-true advice may apply to life in a way you never thought it would: what to do with struggling sea turtle hatchlings. This week at LMC, we welcomed two new patients into our facility. The two tiny turtles were brought…

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Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet

 Oceans are so vital that they have a day apart from Earth Day, June 8th marks World Oceans Day. On this day, people around the world go blue! Dive into the celebration by participating in some of these blue ideas: Be Blue (da ba dee) Sea what we did there? Of course it’s better to…

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