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Archive for December 2017

Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s Science for Seniors program returns, featuring topics on healthy living, conservation

Seniors, come out of your shells! Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s annual Science for Seniors lecture series kicks off Jan. 9, featuring brand new topics about health, wellness and a little sea turtle science. The free weekly program covers unique topics in a four-part series on Tuesdays from 2-3 p.m. through May. It is hosted by Dr.…

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Double sea turtle release off Juno Beach Thursday morning*

Who: Loggerhead Marinelife Center When*: Thursday, Dec. 28 at 11 a.m. Pre-release procedures begin at 10:30 a.m. Where: Loggerhead Marinelife Center (14200 US Highway One, Juno Beach) What: LMC will release sea turtles Brother Kenny and Brieanna from its facility off Juno Beach. Brother Kenny and Brieanna are both sub-adult loggerheads that were found near Hutchinson…

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Four Wishes for the Ocean this Holiday SEAson

We wish for trash-free seas Some scientists estimate that more plastic than plant or animal matter will fill our oceans by 2050. Plastic never biodegrades; it only breaks up into smaller pieces. This threatens the lives of sea turtles, marine mammals, fish and other animals that call the ocean home. LMC’s conservation team and Blue…

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December 2017 Newsletter

CEO CHATTER WITH JACK LIGHTON     Dear Friends of LMC:   On behalf of our entire team of staff, volunteers, supporters and of course our sea turtle patients, I am excited to wish everyone a happy holiday season. It is hard to believe we have made our way to the final weeks of 2017,…

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‘Seas the Day’ at Beach Bash Palm Beach this December

Annual fete will welcome over 700 notables and benefit the Sea Turtle Hospital at Loggerhead Marinelife Center If you know anything about Palm Beach, you know that it all began when a Spanish ship loaded with 20,000 coconuts, the Providencia, ran aground off the Palm Beach coast in 1878. One account of the shipwreck reads:…

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