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3 North Carolina Piers Welcomed to the Responsible Pier Initiative!

Loggerhead Marinelife Center is pleased to welcome three new partners to our Responsible Pier Initiative Program—North Carolina’s Holden Beach, Ocean Isle Beach, and Sunset Beach fishing piers.    With these new partners, the Responsible Pier Initiative now encompasses 68 fishing piers in the US (including Puerto Rico) working collaboratively with pier anglers to rescue accidentally…

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Sea Turtle Release Off Juno Beach Thursday (8/1/19) Morning

Corwin the sea turtle release

Who: Loggerhead Marinelife Center When*: Thursday, August 1, 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 Vitti the sea turtle from its facility off Juno Beach. Vitti is a sub-adult loggerhead sea turtle patient that was found at FPL’s St.…

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July 2019 Newsletter

CEO Chatter with Jack E. Lighton Dear Friend of LMC, Greetings from Juno Beach, FL where temperatures are warm and July marks the peak of sea turtle nesting season in Palm Beach County.  Sea turtles nest in up and down cycles, and based on the amount of nests we are marking and monitoring on our…

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Loggerhead and Green Sea Turtle Night Research: Nesting Tendencies

Green and loggerhead turtles continue to nest in full force for the night crew’s 5th week of field work. We have officially surpassed 16,000 total nests that span our Juno, Jupiter-Carlin, and Tequesta beaches!!! Loggerheads stand at 11,894 nests, greens have laid 4,553 nests, and we even had another leatherback nest on Jupiter-Carlin this week,…

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Nominations open for Florida’s preeminent ocean conservation awards, featuring Dr. Robert Ballard, National Geographic Explorer best known for discovering the Titanic

Hosted by Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC), the Annual Go Blue Awards Luncheon recognizes and awards four individuals and one business or nonprofit that promote, implement or contribute to a “blue” lifestyle of marine conservation and make significant contributions to improve and protect our oceans, beaches and wildlife.  The Presenting Sponsor of the 11th Annual Go…

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