Open daily from 10AM to 5PM

Leatherback Nesting Season Week 8 Update: Body Condition Study

This has been a special and extremely exciting week for our night crew on Juno Beach.  In collaboration with Upwell, a California based marine research and conservation 501(c)3 nonprofit, and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, we have been able to help weigh nesting leatherback turtles!!  Our goal is to examine and score the body condition…

Read More

Four reasons why you need to sign up for Run 4 The Sea

Can you believe Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s Eighth annual Run 4 The Sea is almost here?!  Join the community on Saturday, June 15, as hundreds of participants take part in a four-mile run (or walk) starting at 7 a.m. along the breathtaking A1A route in Juno Beach, Florida. Kids can also participate in a one-mile fun…

Read More

Sea Turtle Release Off Juno Beach Wednesday (5/22/19) Morning

Who: Loggerhead Marinelife Center When*: Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 10:30 a.m.; pre-release procedures begin at 10:00 a.m. Where: Loggerhead Marinelife Center (14200 US Highway One, Juno Beach) What: LMC will release Corwin the sea turtle from its facility off Juno Beach.  Corwin is a sub-adult loggerhead patient found struggling in the surf on Juno Beach. The patient’s bloodwork on…

Read More

Week 7: Daytime Nesters, Strandings, and More!

Night crew is now past the half way point of the season, but is still keeping up with the momentum. There were 8 encounters this week! We saw two leatherbacks for the second time, Katabatik (tagged in 2008) and Angie (tagged in 2012). The other five ladies were first time encounters this season. We encountered…

Read More

May 2019 Newsletter

CEO Chatter with Jack E. Lighton Dear Friends of LMC,Raise your flippers if you are ready for a summertime packed with sun and fun! Hello from The Sea Turtle Hospital at Loggerhead Marinelife Center where our campus is a buzz with summertime activities.   Sea Turtle Nesting Season Update: We are racing towards peak sea turtle nesting…

Read More

Leatherback Nesting Season Week 6 and Injuries Update

Week Six started off slowly for nesting leatherbacks, however activity picked up rather quickly!  We ended the week with 10 individuals to bring our total number of sampled females to 50!!  The night crew were able to catch three turtles for the second time this nesting season: Shirleen, Sage, and Kitty!  We also encountered seven…

Read More

LMC’s Hannah Campbell Elected Southeast Regional Director for the Florida Marine Science Educator’s Association (FMSEA)

Loggerhead Marinelife Center Director of Education Hannah Campbell has been elected Southeast Regional Director for the Florida Marine Science Educator’s Association (FMSEA). Founded in 1968, FMSEA is a professional group of individuals and organizations devoted to the cause of aquatic education in Florida. It is a regional chapter of the National Marine Educators Association (NMEA), an organization…

Read More

“Run 4 The Sea” while saving sea turtles

Race benefiting The Sea Turtle Hospital at Loggerhead Marinelife Center held on June 15 in Juno Beach Run for sea turtles and ocean conservation with Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) at its eighth annual Run 4 The Sea on Saturday, June 15along scenic A1A in Juno Beach, Florida. This benefit race includes a four-mile run (or…

Read More

Fifth Annual Juno Beach Pier Photo Contest

Loggerhead Marinelife Center is calling photographers of all ages and experiences to submit their best photo of the Juno Beach Pier for the Center’s Fifth Annual Juno Beach Pier Photo Contest. Submissions open Wednesday, May 8 and run until Friday, May 31. As a treasured Palm Beach County icon, the Juno Beach Pier has been the subject…

Read More

2019 Leatherback Nesting Season: Week Five Recap

Week five is a wrap! Leatherbacks are now up to 78 nests. Night crew encountered 9 individuals this week, some returners and some new nesters. The first encounter was Kitty. This is our first time seeing her this season, but was originally tagged in 2010. Her carapace was 143.2cm (4.69 ft) long. Virginia was the…

Read More