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Archive for March 2016

The Leatherback Project at LMC: New Beginnings

The leatherbacks are here! We are thrilled to announce the reinstatement of The Leatherback Project at LMC!  The project kicked off this month and includes new faces and collaborations. Under the direction of Dr. Manire, Stephanie Kedzuf, LMC’s Research Innovations Manager, is managing the project and technicians. We have hired two part-time seasonal technicians for the project, Jake…

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March Newsletter 2016 (TurtleFest Edition)

CEO Chatter with Jack Lighton Dear Friends of LMC, What do springtime, sea turtle nesting season, and guests visiting from around the globe have in common?  If they are in Juno Beach on Saturday, March 19th, it would be our ever popular TurtleFest! The best part? TurtleFest is totally free to attend. This special edition TurtleFest newsletter will…

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Nesting Season Tips

Yesterday (May 1) marked the beginning of nesting season across many beaches in Florida and up the Atlantic coastline. But here in Juno Beach, we are two months in – 60 leatherback nests and 92 loggerhead nests to be exact. We are lucky to share the beaches with these endangered species, but they leave us…

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