Loggerhead Marinelife Center Named Top 3 “Best Free Attractions” in the U.S. by USA Today

By Loggerhead Marinelife Center | May 30, 2023 |

Sea turtle nesting season 2021 returns to Palm Beach County with “Respect the Locals” campaign to drive awareness for sea turtle conservation.

Sea Turtle Nesting Season

By Loggerhead Marinelife Center | May 9, 2023 |

Sea turtle nesting season 2021 returns to Palm Beach County with “Respect the Locals” campaign to drive awareness for sea turtle conservation.

LMC Receives New Ambulance Thanks to Generous Grant Donations

By Loggerhead Marinelife Center | April 28, 2023 |

  For 40 years, Loggerhead Marinelife Center has been a leading authority in sea turtle and ocean conservation. Since the beginning, LMC’s rehabilitation team’s been hard at working giving the absolute best care to its patients in hopes of successful recovery and release. An integral part of our care is the proper transport of these…

Public Sea Turtle Release at Loggerhead Marinelife Center

By Tom Longo | March 7, 2023 |

Sea turtle patient Nemo Juno Beach, Fla. (March 7, 2023) – Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) will be holding its second public sea turtle release of the year on Thursday, March 9. A 212-pound adult male loggerhead sea turtle named Nemo will be released at 10:30 a.m. on the beach located behind the Center. Nemo was…

Monthly Donor Spotlight: Gordon Gray

By Loggerhead Marinelife Center | February 2, 2023 |

Left to right: Gordon Gray and wife Patricia; daughter Diane Gray, LMC’s newest board member. “No donor has been more influential in defining and advancing Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s mission than our good friend Gordon Gray,” said Board Member Ray Graziotto December 1, 2022, at the Circle of 100 Celebration. That evening, Graziotto announced the renaming…

Dr. Heather Barron Speaks at the Largest Vet Conference in the United States

By Loggerhead Marinelife Center | January 27, 2023 |

Last week, Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s Chief Science Officer, Dr. Heather Barron, attended the Veterinary Meeting & Expo (VMX) in Orlando, Fl. VMX is the largest vet conference in the United States gathering a crowd of over 28,000 attendees for a week of world-class education from global industry leaders. Dr. Barron gave several talks, workshops, and…

What forensic analysis can teach us about sea turtles and their predators

By Loggerhead Marinelife Center | January 20, 2023 |

LMC’s Director of Researcher, Dr. Justin Perrault, discovered an interesting wound on the head of a nesting leatherback sea turtle named Windy. Initially, the team was participating in a larger study documenting injuries on turtles that nest on local beaches monitored by LMC, but this inquiry led them to discover much more. The manuscript recently…

TurtleFest 2023 — See you March 18!

By Loggerhead Marinelife Center | January 11, 2023 |

2023 TurtleFest is just around the corner and LMC can’t wait to welcome guests back for the 18th year. This year’s theme: respect the locals- 40 years of sea turtle & ocean conservation. TurtleFest is a free all-day event hosted on Saturday, March 18, (10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) located at Loggerhead Marinelife Center and…

Loggerhead Marinelife Center Staff Hard at Work this Holiday Season

By Loggerhead Marinelife Center | December 23, 2022 |

Juno Beach Fla. (December 21, 2023) – Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) received four cold-stunned loggerhead sea turtles from Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, making a total of eight patients at the Center. In a collaborative effort with Turtles Fly Too and the Virginia Aquarium, the turtles were flown privately to Palm Beach County to…

People and Planet Safe Sunscreen

By Loggerhead Marinelife Center | December 21, 2022 |

Did you know that Florida’s Coral Reef is the 3rd largest barrier reef system in the world? Florida’s Coral Reef stretches from the Dry Tortugas to the St. Lucie Inlet, spanning the entirety of the Palm Beach County coastline. It is home to over 40 species of coral that provide shelter and habitat for thousands…