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Archive for June 2017

Fireworks and Flippered Friends

Fourth of July Tips for Turtles Fourth of July celebrations are going to be in full swing this week and so is turtle nesting. The Fourth of July does create an increased threat to nesting sea turtles and hatchlings. Here are some basic do’s and don’ts of Fourth of July celebrations. Trash, Trash, Trash Another…

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Why Loggerhead Marinelife Center is so much more than I thought

“Loggerhead Marinelife Center is one of Florida’s most unique cultural destinations, focused on ocean and sea turtle conservation.” As a South Florida native and frequent Juno Beach goer, I have attended LMC on many occasions growing up but I never fully understood everything they did until now. I just started working at Loggerhead Marinelife Center…

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Nominations for Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s Ninth Annual Go Blue Awards Luncheon, featuring renowned photojournalist Brian Skerry open July 15

Nominations for Florida’s most prestigious ocean conservation awards ceremony, the Ninth Annual Go Blue Awards Luncheon, will open nationwide on Saturday, July 15. Hosted by Loggerhead Marinelife Center, the Go Blue Awards Luncheon recognizes and awards four individuals and one business or nonprofit that have promoted, implemented or contributed to a “blue” lifestyle of marine…

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Happy Hatchling Season!

It’s hatchling season on Juno Beach, which means our nights have gotten a little bit longer, and a whole lot cuter!  We’ve had some of our earliest leatherback nests emerge, and many more yet to go.  With hatchlings about this means we are now collecting data for the second half of our research project assessing…

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June 2017 Newsletter

CEO CHATTER WITH JACK LIGHTON Dear Friend of LMC: Hello from Juno Beach, Florida – where summertime activities are in full swing! Don’t just run… Run 4 The Sea! Our team is busy prepping for our popular Run 4 The Sea event, set for this Saturday, June 17. This benefit race will welcome over 600…

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Three things we learned from the Great Give

On behalf of all Loggerhead Marinelife Center staff, volunteers, board members and supporters, we want to thank the community members who rallied around us during the Great Give on May 17. Because of our wonderful supporters, LMC raised $8,000 during #GreatGive17. These funds will greatly aid us in our mission of ocean conservation, including taking…

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Sea Turtle Hat-Tricks!

We’ve had some busy, busy beaches out here!  Two hat-tricks in a week!  Our first leatherback hat-trick included two repeat nesters and a first encounter for this season.  Our busy night started off with the return of Hirschy.  We hadn’t encountered this girl since April.  She came up early and nested fairly quickly.  She still…

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