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Archive for July 2016

Internships at Loggerhead Marinelife Center – More than Coffee Runs

It’s no secret college students need experience to help them snag that dream job after graduation. Loggerhead Marinelife Center offers students real-world experience through a variety of internships. Whether you’re a biology student focused on conservation or a public relations major with a gift for storytelling, LMC’s internships offer something for everyone, including the new…

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Picture This: Capturing a Timeless Coastal Destination

Second Annual Juno Beach Pier Photo Contest to Showcase Palm Beach County Icon Standing firm through rain, shine, wind and waves is the Juno Beach Pier. As a northern Palm Beach County icon, the pier has been the subject of avid anglers, pier-goers and photographers for years. In celebration of the pier and all that…

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July 2016 Newsletter

CEO CHATTER WITH JACK LIGHTON Dear Friends of LMC: Hello from Juno Beach – where we are thrilled to report a record-breaking sea turtle nesting season on our local beaches. 2016 has seen the highest loggerhead nesting counts on record. Sea turtle nesting season is far from over; it doesn’t officially end here in Palm…

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Innovation Donation Station

When you are a non-profit organization with free admission you depend on the generous support of the community, volunteers, and ocean conservation advocates around the world to help you operate on a daily basis. We are incredibly grateful for every individual and business who takes the time out of their day to think of us.…

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Saving Sea Turtles is Always in Style!

Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s smash-hit #LMCFashBash to Return to The Gardens Mall At Loggerhead Marinelife Center, ocean conservation never goes out of style! That’s why on August 25 from 6 to 8 p.m., the Grand Court at The Gardens Mall will become an extravagant world of couture, compassion and personal style at #LMCFashBash. This glamorous annual…

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The Ana Cecelia – Enhancing More Than Marine Life

The Ana Cecelia – Enhancing More Than Marine Life It took roughly twenty minutes for the Ana Cecelia to completely submerge underwater. Twenty minutes for local Floridians to contemplate the impact another artificial reef will have on South Florida’s ecotourism. Twenty minutes to wonder if another artificial reef will inspire the change we so desperately…

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Loggerhead Sea Turtles Set a Record in South Florida!

Slow and steady wins the race – at least, that’s how it’s been for loggerhead sea turtles in northern Palm Beach County. Since mid-April this year, LMC biologists have documented 11,710 nests along the 9.5-mile stretch of beach that LMC monitors – setting an all-time record-breaking year for nesting loggerhead sea turtles since the last…

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Flashback Friday Part 2: LMC's Connections to the Past

Flashback Friday Part 2: LMC’s Connections to the Past “If you look closely you can see the white in the Hawksbill’s eye.” said Thomas Dickinson, photographer and volunteer, as he showed me his collection of photos taken at the center. Often, Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) volunteers and staff are asked “why sea turtles?” For some,…

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