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Archive for December 2015

December Newsletter 2015

CEO Chatter with Jack Lighton Dear Friends of LMC, From our sea turtle family to yours, we hope you are enjoying a happy and joyous holiday season and looking forward to 2016. Here at Loggerhead Marinelife Center, we are thrilled to be welcoming a record number of guests to our campus who are able to…

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Project SHIELD

In April this year, Tommy and I spent a few days in Vieques, Puerto Rico. We received word of an old Navy dock-turned-fishing-pier that was home to several hawksbill and green sea turtles, often accidentally entangled in monofilament line wrapped around the pier pilings. So, we packed our Responsible Pier Initiative signage and took our…

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Go Green for the Holidays!

The holidays are here. And while the holidays bring bundles of holiday cheer, they also bring massive amounts of waste. According to the Environmental Protection Agency and USDA, the volume of household waste in the United States generally increases 25% between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day – approximately 1 million extra tons. This amount shocked us…

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