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Archive for July 2015

Tangled

Living in a coastal town means that fishing is a big part of life. Walk down the length of the Juno Beach Pier any day of the week and you will spot dozens of fishermen, locals and visitors alike, enjoying the South Florida sun with their lines dangling into the water. Sounds like a carefree…

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July Newsletter 2015

CEO Chatter with Jack Lighton Dear Friends of LMC: Greetings from Juno Beach, Florida! Summertime temps have heated up just in time for a record-setting sea turtle nesting season! Temperatures aren’t the only thing heating up –  LMC’s busy social schedule is rapidly unfolding and we will greet our “social season” with a number of very important…

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You Asked, We Answered

On June 10, LMC had our first off-shore hatchling release of the season. After posting photos of the off-shore release on our Facebook page, we received a few questions from a supporter. We felt our entire fan base could benefit from the answers to the questions our fan asked. LMC Board Member, Dr. Jeanette Wyneken, answered…

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Sea Some Trash? Pick It Up!

Why should we keep our shorelines trash free? Simple. The ocean is home to millions of organisms that depend on a clean sea to survive. However, ocean organisms aren’t the only ones who depend on the ocean – we do too! The ocean creates oxygen, plays a key role in the water cycle, generates jobs,…

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FINatics Week

Stop! It’s hammertime! Yes, it is the that of the year again; shark week is here and filled with FINatics. Although shark week recounts gruesome stories and near death experiences, it also comes with an appreciation for sharks. Instead of focusing on the fear associated with shark week, we explain below why shark conservation is so important.…

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Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s Fifth Annual Go Blue Award Nominations Open July 15

Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s (LMC) 2013 Go Blue Awards nominations can be made starting on July 15 and ending on August 26. The annual awards are presented to three individuals and a business that have promoted, implemented or contributed to a “blue” lifestyle of ocean conservation. Finalists will be announced on September 26 at the Blue Friends Society social event at…

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July 4th Sea Turtle Safety

With great celebration of the Fourth of July comes great concern for sea turtles. Although nesting sea turtles and hatchlings face challenges daily, July 4th weekend can present additional challenges. The influx of visitors and beach traffic poses an increased threat to nesting sea turtles and hatchlings. Reviewing the do’s and don’ts of sea turtle nesting…

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