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Loggerhead Marinelife Center Researchers Receive Grant to Study Impacts of Fire Ant Pesticide on Sea Turtles

Loggerhead Marinelife Center researchers have received a grant to study the impacts of the fire ant pesticide AMDRO® on the reproductive success, hatchling quality and sea-finding behavior of loggerhead sea turtles. Sea turtle nests are constantly vulnerable to poaching, nest inundation, climate change, invasive pests and predators, among other obstacles. Fire ants are one of…

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Loggerhead Marinelife Center Response to Red Tide in Palm Beach County – October 5

Turtle and Tank Move

  Dr. Charles Manire, director of rehabilitation, & Dr. Justin Perrault, director of research, contributed to this blog. In our effort to bring up-to-date information to our stakeholders and community, we are posting updated information about red tide and its impact in Palm Beach County below: October 5: All of Palm Beach County-managed beaches are…

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American Sign Language Tours Now Offered at Loggerhead Marinelife Center

ASL Tour at LMC

  American Sign Language Tours Now Offered at Loggerhead Marinelife Center Limited ASL tours will be available by request   This past Sunday marked the start of the International Week of the Deaf (IWDeaf), an initiative celebrated every year by the international deaf community on the last full week of September. Coinciding with this year’s…

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Finalists Announced for Florida’s Premier Ocean Conservation Awards Event

Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s Tenth Annual Go Blue Awards recognize ocean heroes Nearly 100 distinguished guests gathered at Hilton West Palm Beach on Sept. 17 for the exciting announcement of Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s (LMC) Tenth Annual Go Blue Awards finalists. Guests rubbed shoulders with respected ocean conservationists and enjoyed cocktails and hors d’oeuvres prior to the announcement of the…

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September 2018 Newsletter

CEO CHATTER WITH JACK LIGHTON   Dear Friends of LMC, Welcome to September! Here in Palm Beach County, we continue to monitor our prolific nesting beaches, and it is wonderful to know that with the help of our community, we have been fortunate to welcome thousands of nesting sea turtles to our local beaches. As…

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